Mary Louise Keller Adams

Published 9:37 am Wednesday, September 14, 2022

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Mary Louise Keller Adams, 85, of Kosciusko, TX, passed away August 5, 2020.

The graveside memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at Roselawn Memory Gardens in Bainbridge, Ga., with Pastor John Erthein officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Online visitors may sign the guest register at Memorial donations may be made to Walk to End Alzheimer’s, 1030 Boxwood Drive, Bainbridge, GA 39819.

Mary Louise Keller was born January 17, 1935, in Kosciusko, TX, the daughter of Emeryk & Elizabeth Kaminski Keller. Mary moved to Bainbridge in 1988 and back to Texas in 2010. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Bainbridge where she taught Sunday School for many years.

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As a devoted military wife, Mary made memories at many duty stations. She taught her children to make friends, meet needs, and love people when they crossed paths. She enjoyed gardening and working cows. Mary was quite a sergeant when it came to weeds in the beds or thistle in the cow pasture.

Survivors include her children, David Adams (Mary) of Arlington, TX, Herb Adams, Jr. (Mary) of Ft. Worth, TX, Bobby Adams (Janet) of Karnes City, TX, Kenneth Adams of Whigham, Ga., Jeanenne Davis of Kosciusko, TX, and John Adams of Bainbridge, Ga.; her grandchildren, Sarah, Erin, Dean, Sam, Kelsey, Amber, Brian, Katie, Justin, Elizabeth, and Keller; her great-grandchildren, Avery & Emily; her siblings, Herbert Keller, Gilbert Keller, Patricia Richter, Chester Keller, Gerald Keller, and Edgar Keller; and a large extended family. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Lt. Col. Herbert E. Adams, Ret’d; and her siblings, Willie Keller and Irene Kolonko.

Bryant Funeral Home, located at 105 N. Florida Street, is assisting the family with arrangements. (229-246-3321)