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 Want to Be Ready to Meet Him
  7. I’ll Ride on the Clouds
  8. Jesus is All I Need
  9. My Prayer
  10. Naturalized for Heaven
  11. That Glad Reunion Day
  12. What Is He Worth to Your Soul?