Imogine Williams Adams
I have fought the good fight, I finished the race, I have kept the faith. II Timothy 4:7
Imogine Williams Adams embraced eternal peace and rest, Sunday afternoon, October 3rd, 2021, surrounded by her family. A life-long resident of Jacksonville, TX, Imogine celebrated 88 years of life. Our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, sister, and aunt entered this world on June 26, 1933, to parents Fred and Nellie Ann Williams. Imogine graduated from Fred Douglass High School in 1952 and a year later on January 21, 1953, married Leon “Bubba” Adams. To this union, they were gifted with four beautiful children, Irma, Leona, Michael, and Janis. Imogine was a member of The Church of the Living God in Jacksonville, Texas, and later united with Bowens Temple Church, Jacksonville, Texas, under the leadership of Pastor Chester Whitaker until her health failed. Imogine had a passion for helping others. She worked for the original Sadler’s Restaurant, Starkey Motel and was a nanny for Senator Robert and Donna Nichols. She enjoyed watching the television shows, Wheel of Fortune and Judge Judy.
Imogine was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Leon “Bubba” Adams; a son, Michael Adams; her father and mother, Fred Sr. and Nellie Ann Williams; a brother Fred Williams Jr.; and a sister, Mae Joyce Alexander.
She is survived by her daughters, Irma Terrell of Wichita, Kansas, Leona (Chester) Bowens, and Janis Adams of Jacksonville, Texas. Special friends, Ronald Gary Smith, Maria (Annie) Davenport, and Gloria (Tudda) Williams also of Jacksonville, Texas. Nine grandchildren, Dee Dee (Erik) Sykes, Kendall Adams, Marcus (Shontea) Montgomery, Shunda Black (Robbie Cohen), Jason Meza, Corey Robinson, Radesha Dantzler, Rashad (Simone) Robinson, and Kendra Bowens. 18 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. Three sisters, Nellie Walker, Ethel Lois Williams, and Brenda (Willie) Rembert all of Wichita, Kansas. Two brothers, Lewis Williams of Wichita, Kansas and Billy (Genese) Williams Sr. of Houston, Texas. A brother-in-law, Willie Mack (Selena) Adams of Terrell, Texas; a sister-in-law, Corine Williams of Longview, Texas; along with several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A private burial will be held at the City Cemetery of Jacksonville, Texas under the direction of Williams Funeral Home.
The family of Imogine Adams would like to thank the staff at Jacksonville Healthcare and the Heart to Heart Hospice of East Texas for their love, prayers, and professional service. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to The Jacksonville Healthcare at 305 Bonita St, Jacksonville, Texas 75766.
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