Leatha Juanita Adams, 82, of Granbury, Texas, passed away on April 8, 2022, in Granbury, Texas. She was born on September 16, 1939, in Corsicana, Texas, to the late Loarnette and Pauline (Ashcraft) Moore. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, April 11, 2022, at Timpson Missionary Baptist Church, officiated by Bro. Levi Cohorst. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Timpson, Texas.
A visitation will be held prior to the service from 10:00 to 11:30 am at Timpson Missionary Baptist Church, Timpson, Texas.
Leatha Juanita went to walk the golden streets of Heaven on April 8, 2022, in Granbury, Texas. She was born September 16,1939 in Corisicana, Texas to Larnette Moore and Pauline Ashcraft Moore. She was one of 4 children.
She married Ray Grooms in 1957 in Ft. Worth, Texas. They had 2 children; Paula Jean and Johnny Michael. She divorced Ray in 1960 and married Carlos Jerry Adams 1961. She inherited 2 children Wanda Mae and Gary Lee. Jerry and Leatha went on to have 2 other children, Jerry David and Rodney Lemon.
While living in Ft. Worth she was a part of a square-dancing group. She loved to go bowling. Her and Jerry loved to travel on his plane. She became a member of the Eastern Star. She worked for the city of Ft. Worth for 20 years where she retired.
They moved to Timpson, Texas. Where she was still an avid member of the Eastern Star. She was a very active member of the Timpson Missionary Baptist Church.
She was not one to sit still, so in her young 60s she went to work for the Cobb lumber company. She retired again when they decided to close the business.
She loved to work outside, teach the granddaughters to crochet, make all types of dresses and be busy outside mowing.
She is survived by her daughter, Paula Jean Grooms of Granbury, Texas. Son, Johnny Michael Grooms of Ft. Worth, Texas. Wanda Mae Hibbler of Belton, Texas. Sister, Patricia Aldalco of Jacksboro, Texas. 16 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by both of her parents, Larnette and Pauline Moore. Her sister Paulmaneal Brock. Her brother, Doyle Wayne Moore. Her husband Jerry Adams. Her three sons, Gary Lee Adams, Rodney Leman Adams, and Jerry David Adams.