|Birth: ||May 16, 1920|
|Death: ||Jul. 23, 2010|
Leota Adams (1920-2010) | Visit Guest Book
SHERMAN - Leota Adams departed this life on Friday, July 23, 2010. A life-long resident of the area she passed peacefully in the early morning hours.
She was born Leota Butts on May 16, 1920. Prior to moving to Sherman, her early years were spent on a farm in the Preston Bend of the Red River. In 1937 she married Carl R. Adams. She is pre-deceased by her husband, Carl, and her beloved sister and business partner, Juanita Green.
Lee and Juanita operated Cameo Coiffures for more than 60 years at three locations in downtown Sherman. During her career Leota was an active hair designer and successful competitor in state and national hair competitions. Leota was active in women's civic organizations. These included Altrusa, Lionesses, Business and Professional Women and the Stratford Club. Lee was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church of Sherman and active in both church and Sunday School. Her passions were Texas A&M football and The Fighting Texas Aggie Band. Among Lee's treasures, was a recent picture taken with Reveille.
Leota is survived by her son David Adams and his wife Nita of Fredericksburg, Va.; grandsons, Conrad Adams and wife Margo of Houston, and Matthew Adams of Richmond, Va., and two great-grandchildren.
The family requests that you join them for a celebration of Leota's life at Waldo Funeral Home from 6 -8 p.m. on Monday, July 25 and services in the sanctuary of The First Baptist Church at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 26. Burial at West Hill Cemetery will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Altrusa scholarship fund at Grayson College sent in Lee's memory to Ms. Tina Dodson, Director of Scholarships at Grayson College.
The register book can be signed online at waldofuneral.com.
Published in The Herald Democrat on July 26, 2010
George Fryson Butts (1881 - 1965)
Ethel May Perry Butts (1893 - 1960)
Carl Ray Adams (1914 - 2000)
James Burrell Butts (1902 - 1991)*
George Edward Butts (1905 - 1961)*
William Garnett Butts (1908 - 1984)*
Perry Stanton Butts (1916 - 2001)*
Leota Butts Adams (1920 - 2010)
West Hill Cemetery
Created by: C. L. Hines
Record added: Jul 26, 2010
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