Jean Jeffus Adams, age 92, of Dripping Springs, Texas passed away January 12, 2017
at South Austin Medical Center in Austin, Texas. Jean was born on November 14, 1924,
in Kennard, in Houston County, to Rev. Lemuel F. And Lettie Mae Bagwell Jeffus. She
married Karl Dean Adams on June 13, 1942 and they were together for almost 55 years
until his death on April 13, 1997. She lived for many years in Brazoria and Angleton,
Texas before moving to San Marcos in 2001. More recently she had moved to Dripping
Springs to be near her daughter. Jean was happy and busy lady who lived on her own
until several weeks ago when she became ill with pneumonia.
Jean is survived by her son, Kerry Adams and wife Peggy; daughter, Bonnie Eissler
and husband Vic; grandchildren, Keli and husband Eric Williams, Kyle Adams and wife
Holly, Allie Eissler and husband Travis Chapman. She is also survived by great grandchildren,
London Williams, Kenley Adams and Kade Adams; and sisters-in-law, Sally Jeffus Secrest
and Daisy Jeffus. Mrs. Adams also leaves behind much loved nieces, nephews, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sisters, Virginia Johnson, Frankie
Mae Atkinson, Locie Wright and Billie Nell Jeffus; brothers, Dan Jeffus, Finon Jeffus,
Gleason Jeffus, Ira Jeffus, Herman “Cotton” Jeffus, and David Jeffus.
Funeral services for Jean Jeffus Adams will be at Rhone Funeral Home Memorial Chapel
at 1:00 pm on January 19, 2017. Interment will follow at Antioch Cemetery in Lovelady,
Funeral services for Mrs. Adams are under the direction of Rhone Funeral Home, 3900
S. State Highway 19, Palestine, Texas 75801. To view online, leave condolences or
sign the guest book, go to www.rhonefuneralhome.com.
Zaiden’ De’Wayne Samuel
Funeral Services for (Baby) Zaiden’ De’Wayne Samuel of Kirbyville will be at 11:00
am at the Magnolia Spring Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday January 21. Public
viewing will be on Saturday January 21 at 9:45 am until 11:00 am. Burial will be
at Magnolia Spring Missionary Baptist Chruch’s cemetery in Kirbyville. Passover will
be at Magnolia Spring Missionary Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall.
J.B. Coleman Memorial Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
Nyoda Freeman, age 91, of Cleveland passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 in Kingwood.
She was born September 21, 1925 in Austin to parents, Arthur Miller and Gwendolyn
Strickland Miller. She was a member of the Cleveland Church of Christ, and was a
loving mother and housewife.
She is survived by her children, Becky Freeman of Cleveland, Dean Freeman and Doak
Parker of Liberty; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; numerous nieces,
nephews and other loving relatives.
She was preceded in death by husband, Boyd Dean Freeman; daughter, Gwendolyn Feige;
grandson, Slade; and parents, Arthur and Gwen Miller.
Graveside services for Nyoda Gwendolyn Freeman will be held Saturday, January 21,
at 1:00 pm in the Center hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.callawayallee.com
Callaway-Allee Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.