Odous Richard Adams | 1926-2018

Published Saturday, March 24, 2018

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Odous Richard Adams

Odous Richard Adams, 91, died Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Bowie.

Funeral is 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at White Family Funeral Home in Bowie. Burial to follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Bowie.

Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, March 24, at the White Family Funeral Home in Bowie.

Odous was born Dec. 19, 1926, in Marietta, Okla., to Thomas Sr. and Vertie (Rodgers) Adams. He married Inez Hatfield June 5, 1954, in Bowie. In 1962, they opened Adams Greenhouse and Fruit Stand in Bowie on Texas 101 and later moved out to U.S. 81/287 until they retired from farming and ranching in 2013. He was a Baptist.

Odous was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; brothers Dale Adams, James Adams, Thomas Adams Jr. and Lee Adams; and sisters Skeeter Price and Joyce Shurbet.

Odous is survived by his daughters, Vicki McDaniel and husband, Larry, of Bowie, Velda Bates and husband, Allen, of Decatur and Vonda Hood and husband, Len, of Sunset; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and sisters Ruth Miller of Bridgeport and Mary Newman of Henrietta.

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