Mary Ann Adams



Mary Ann Adams, 78, of Center, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018, at her residence.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, December 21, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 22, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Robert Prothro officiating.  Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery in Center.


Mrs. Adams was born September 6, 1940, in Center, to Audra P. Livingston and Pauline Hendricks Livingston.  She was the owner and operator of Adams Salvage for several years. Mrs. Adams enjoyed working in her yard and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She was a member of New Hope Congregational Methodist Church in Center. Mrs. Adams was past president of Ladies Auxiliary Post #8904.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Jack Adams; children, Ronnie Harold Adams, Donnie Earl Adams and wife Lavaunda, Michael Wayne Adams and wife Liz, Deborah Annette Doyle and husband Don; grandchildren, Shane Adams and wife Mandy, Shade Adams, Wade Adams and wife Haley, Amanda Hassfurther and husband Eric, Michael Adams Jr., Jessie Adams and wife Kayla, Casey Adams, Brandon Anthony and wife Kelsey, Cody Anthony and wife Kaitlyn, Cameron Anthony; great grandchildren, Timmy Adams, Stevie Adams, Turner Adams, Emma Grace Adams, Lily Jane Adams, Charlotte Hassfurther, Caiden Adams, Greylon Anthony, Canyon Anthony, Kaizley Anthony, Harlen Anthony; brothers, Lyndon Livingston and wife Paula, Audra Livingston and wife Mary; sisters, Glenda Sue Stockle and husband Mark, Mary Lou Ford and husband Jack; numerous nieces and nephews; special friend, Myrlene Bradshaw; a host of other relatives and friends.


She is preceded in death by parents, Audra P. Livingston and Pauline Hendricks Livingston; sister, Betty Lou Fountain; brother, James Paskel Livingston.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.  Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Bradshaw, O’Neal McCauley and Shade Adams.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to New Hope Cemetery Fund c/o Roy Noble, 1424 CR 3177, Joaquin, Texas 75954.

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