PARAGOULD — Thelma Laverne Adams (aka Toots), 98, of Paragould passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Thelma was born Oct. 13, 1923, in Lake City to the late Oliver and Ethel Marie Heinke Thomason.

She enjoyed sewing and painting and loved flowers.

Thelma was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Curtis Adams; brothers, Clarence Adams and Gerald Adams; sisters, Doris Code and Melva Cook; sons-in-law, Sonny Marshall and Gene Wood; and her great-granddaughter, Alex Snyder.

Survivors include her daughters, Carolyn Wood, Pat Marshall and Judy (Hulen) Cobb, all of Paragould; grandchildren, Karen (Joe) Pillow, Lesa (Brian) Osborn, LeAnn (Derek) Bostic, Kyle (Christy) Marshall, Scott (Lindsey) Snyder, Misty (Clint Mangrum) Ruhl, Tammie (Jim) Clayton, Steve (Nianna) Cobb and Tonya (Scott) Wheat; sister, Bobbie Payne; 27 great-grandchildren; 22 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at Heath Funeral Home. The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Royce Boling officiating. Burial will follow in Greene County Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Joe Pillow, Brian Osburn, Kyle Marshall, Derek Bostic, Scott Snyder and Steve Cobb.

Honorary pallbearers will be the great-grandsons.

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