Born: August 13, 1882, Pelzer, South Carolina.
Died: February 12, 1959, Lawrence County Hospital, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.
Buried: Dunn Methodist Church Cemetery, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.
Adger was the son of Reuben Pinkney Pace and Louise Ann Huff, and husband of Johnnie R. Pace.
He studied under James Vaughan; Anthony Showalter; William Prothro of Chicago, Illinois; and Madeley Richardson of the New York Institute of Musical Art.
He was inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame in 1999.