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Eleanor Bedwell Adams
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1934
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 2011
Washington Parish
Louisiana, USA

Eleanor Bedwell Adams
76, reached out and took Jesus by the hand to meet her beloved husband, Chess and son Jeff, Monday, January 10, 2011 at 10:15 a.m. at her residence with her family and special caretaker, Alma Hicks.

She was a retired nurse and a member of Briarwood Baptist Church. She was a very caring and loving person towards her family and friends.

She is survived by four daughters and sons-in-law: Debbie (Karon) Breland of Pine, Cindy (Ricky) Branch of Farmerville, LA, Pam (Steve) Breland of Stateline and Dannette (Kenny) Boyet of Angie

Three sons and daughters-in-law: Randy (Donna) Adams of Thomas, Bryan (Kristi) Adams of Pine and Darian (Hilary) Adams of Baton Rouge

14 grandchildren: Crystal (Patrick) Lyons, Tessa Flynt, Angela (John) Gullatt, Krissy (Jason) Brunn, Aaron (Meredith) Branch, Adam (Shalon) Breland, Barrett (Jessica) Breland, Kendall Boyet (Chris Sanders), Chesley (Brianne) Boyet, Trenton Adams, Colby Adams, Brianna Adams, Destiny Adams and Maddie Adams

21 great grandchildren

3 other special caretakers; Joyce Crain, Alice Miley and Cloyce Crain

1 sister and brother-in-law, Elnora (Sammy) Sances of Baton Rouge

1 brother and sister-in-law, William (Betty Ann) Bedwell of Bogalusa

1 brother-in-law Wendell Crain of Franklinton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Chess Adams, son Jeff, two infant sons, parents Henry and Dovie Bedwell, sister Nell Crain and her in-laws Kinch and Veola Adams. Her loving spirit and open arms will be missed by her family, especially her grandchildren who loved their Maw-Lou.

Visitation will be Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home in Franklinton from 5 pm until 9 pm. Visitation will continue Wednesday at Briarwood Baptist Church in Stateline from 9:00 a.m. until time of the service at 11:00 a.m. Services will be conducted by Bro. Eric Williams, Bro. Richard Magee and Bro. Doyle Ball.

Interment will follow at the Rueben Adams Memorial Cemetery on Dollar Road. Her pallbearers will be her grandchildren and great grandchildren; Aaron Branch, Adam Breland, Barrett Breland, Kendall Boyet, Chesley Boyet, Trenton Adams and Colby Adams. Great grandsons Johnathon Lyons, Cole Flynt, John Bailey Gullatt, Brooks Gullatt and Maddox Dunn.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the nursing staff of Egan Home Health and Community Care Hospice. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Community Care Hospice, 1007 W. Thomas Street, Suite A, Hammond, LA 70403.

Family links: 
  Dovie Rankin Bedwell (1907 - 1964)
  Chess Adams (1927 - 2002)*
  Son Adams (1951 - 1951)*
  Infant Son Adams (1951 - 1951)*
  Jeffrey Kendall Adams (1961 - 1976)*
*Calculated relationship
Reuben Adams Memorial Cemetery
Washington Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Michael Fussell
Record added: Jan 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64234615
Eleanor <i>Bedwell</i> Adams
Added by: Michael Fussell
Eleanor <i>Bedwell</i> Adams
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May you rest in peace with Mr. chess.
- Michael Fussell
 Added: Jan. 15, 2011

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