Beloved wife, cherished mother and grandmother, treasured sister and friend, Rita Jane (Butler) Adams, age 64, passed away in Marshall, Texas on May 4, 2021. Rita was born on July 15, 1956 in Carthage, Texas to Norman Butler and Virginia (Fleetwood) Butler.
Rita is preceded in death by her daughter, Julie Ann Allen; parents, Norman and Virginia Butler; five brothers and two sisters. She is survived by her husband, Archie Gene Adams; her daughter, Phelesia Allen; her sons, Michael Ray Allen and Douglas Ray Allen; grandson, Joseph Cole Allen; sisters, Veda Mae Mathis, Lottie Fern Smith and Sherry Stewart, as well as many other special family members and friends.
Rita was an excellent homemaker most of her life. She loved to cook, especially fried chicken and enjoyed baking birthday cakes for her family and friends. She enjoyed fishing and listing to old country music, but her greatest passion in life was spending precious time with her family and friends who loved her. Rita will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Online condolences may be offered at www.meadowbrookfh.com