Doris “Juanita” <I>Looser</I> Adams

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Doris “Juanita” Looser Adams

  • Birth 12 Aug 1926 Lanett, Chambers County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 17 Jul 2012 Ocala, Marion County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Milton, Santa Rosa County, Florida, USA
  • Memorial ID 96329826

Juanita was born to Joseph Clinton and Era V. Looser. She spent her early life and attended school in Lanett. In 1941, at age 15, Juanita married and later gave birth to two sons, but after a difficult marriage was divorced. In 1949, Juanita married Carl Ray Adams and had two more sons. In 1955, the Adams' family moved to Milton where Juanita and Ray worked and later retired from Monsanto. In 1988, they relocated to Camden, Alabama and spent two happy years on the much loved Alabama River before Ray's death in 1990. Juanita moved back to Milton and later to Ocala to be near her sons. Through the years Juanita invested her life in her family and friends by sharing unselfishly and serving others. Boating and camping on the Yellow and Blackwater Rivers, as well as the Gulf of Mexico were some of her favorite activities and she enjoyed them with her sons, grandchildren, sisters and brothers and their families, and nieces, nephews and friends. She taught all her children and grandchildren how to bait a hook and fish. Even after she was no longer able to fish herself she took great joy and excitement in the prize catches of family members. Her hobbies included crocheting many Christmas stockings, bedcovers and kitchen towels that she enjoyed giving to family and friends. She loved Country music and was an avid reader with her favorite author being Agatha Christie. Her favorite preacher was Billy Graham and she read his book on Heaven numerous times. Up to a few weeks before she passed Juanita enjoyed perusing bookstores and shopping for her favorite outfits (pajamas) with friends and family. One of her greatest loves was sending birthday and holiday cards to her family and friends. Even after her death cards were found that were ready for mailing so she wouldn't neglect sending everyone birthday blessings in 2012. After her move to Ocala she continued to correspond and occasionally visit her special friends from the Fidelis Sunday School Class, First Baptist Church in Milton, where she was a member. She spent her last five years happily in the home of her eldest son and his wife, who loving cared for her. Her family adored her and was amazed to watch her faith in the last few months before her passing. She approached death with grace and anxiously waited to see her Savior. She was predeceased by Carl Ray Adams, her husband of 41 years. Survivors include her sister, Duane Looser and husband, Clifford Alford "Jr.", of LaGrange, Georgia; her brother, Gregory Clinton and wife Joyce Looser of Dothan, Alabama; son Sanford P. Alford and wife, Shelia of Ocala; son Jerry L. Alford and wife, Julie of Sumatra; son David R. Adams and wife, Rose of Chipley, and son J. Carl Adams and wife Sandie, of Savannah, Georgia. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and numerous step-great grandchildren who she lavished her attention on. She is loved and will be missed by so very many.


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  • Created by: MEMORIES
  • Added: 31 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96329826
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Doris “Juanita” Looser Adams (12 Aug 1926–17 Jul 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96329826, citing Serenity Gardens, Milton, Santa Rosa County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by MEMORIES (contributor 47230964) .