August 13, 1882, Pelzer, South Carolina.

February 12, 1959, Lawrence County Hospital, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.

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 Vaughn, 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.

  1. I Want to Be Ready to Meet Him
  1. Beautiful Star of Bethlehem
  2. Don’t Stay Outside
  3. Harmony Heaven
  4. Heaven’s Jubilee
  5. Homecoming Week
  6. I Have Found the Way
  7. I Want to Be Ready to Meet Him
  8. I’ll Ride on the Clouds
  9. Jesus is All I Need
  10. My Prayer
  11. Naturalized for Heaven
  12. That Glad Reunion Day
  13. What Is He Worth to Your Soul?