Lila Adams LUBBOCK-Lila Adams, 86 years of age, passed on Thursday, July 27, 2012, at Lubbock Heart Hospital of pneumonia. Lila was born on Feb. 13, in New Boston, Texas, to the late Cecil and Odie Chasteen. She was the oldest of three sisters, who preceded her in death. Lila was educated in the New Boston School System in Texas. After a career as a telephone operator and a hair dresser, Lila married the late John Adams on Jan. 30, 1947, and a son was born from this union. The couple moved to Lubbock, Texas, where they built a life together. She was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother who nurtured and cared for all of those around her. Her presence made life richer for everyone around her. She loved to quilt and delight others with her delicious cooking. She cherished spending time with family and friends. She was a loving and caring person, devoted wife, mother, and friend, always thinking of others first. Her charisma and honesty created an energy that would fill a room with joy and laughter. Lila leaves to cherish her loving memory her son, Ronnie Adams; two granddaughters; two great-grandsons; cousins; and nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation for Lila will be at Resthaven Funeral Home today, July 30th, from 6 to 8 p.m., and a graveside service will be held in Resthaven Memorial Park on Tuesday, July 31st, at 10 a.m. Condolences may be offered at www.resthavenfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on July 30, 2012