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 Josephine “Shoon” <I>Etienne</I> Adams

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Josephine “Shoon” Etienne Adams

  • Birth 29 Jun 1930 Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 2 Jul 2008 Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Plot Warren K-21
  • Memorial ID 67976943

Josephine Adams
(June 29, 1930 - July 2, 2008)

Daughter of
Joachin Etienne
Florentine White Etienne

Wife of Sixty-three Years to
Joseph L. Adams

Mother of
Harold Joseph Adams
Mary Madeline Singleton
Janice Moten
Anna Belle Thomas
Carol Ann Briscoe
Joyce Marie Julien

Laura Etienne Roberts
John Etienne
Willie Etienne
Francis Etienne
Lena Etienne Smith

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 12, 2008 at an 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church for Mrs. Joseph Adams, age 78, the former Josephine Etienne, who passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2008 at 7:25 a.m. at Doctor's Hospital in Opelousas.
Interment will be in St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery in Grand Coteau.

Mrs. Adams was a native of Grand Coteau and a resident of Sunset. She had been a parishioner of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Grand Coteau and a member of the prayer group for about 6 years.

Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Joseph L. Adams of Sunset; one son, Harold Joseph Adams and his wife, Vanessa, of Lafayette; four daughters, Mary Madeline Singleton of Port Arthur, TX, Janice Moten and her husband, Mack, Anna Belle Thomas and her husband, Alvin, all of Opelousas, and Carol Ann Briscoe and her husband, Gerald, of Sunset; twenty-three-grandchildren; fifty-eight great grandchildren; one sister, Laura E. Roberts and her husband, Whitney, of Port Arthur, TX.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Joyce Marie Julien; her parents, Joachin Etienne and mother the former Florentine White Etienne, both natives of Grand Coteau; three brothers, John Etienne, Willie Etienne, and Francis Etienne; and one sister, Lena E. Smith.

Melancon Funeral Home of Grand Coteau, 289 Church Street, was in charge of arrangements.

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  • Created by: Kathy S. Savoie
  • Added: 6 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67976943
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Josephine “Shoon” Etienne Adams (29 Jun 1930–2 Jul 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67976943, citing Saint Charles Borromeo Cemetery, Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Kathy S. Savoie (contributor 47333179) .