Gloria Lavine Sylvester Adams, age 62, native of Newton, Texas and resident of Jasper, Texas, transitioned on October 2, 2021.

Graveside Services will be Saturday, October 16, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the Youngblood Cemetery on CR 3006 in Newton. Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m. prior to the service under the direction of Coleman’s Mortuary in Jasper.

Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, Pauline Sylvester, and Bobby White Sr.; sister, Myriel Sylvester; special sister, Louise Mattox; and brothers, Nathaniel Harriel, Larry White, and Ricky White.

She leaves to cherish her memory: son, Edwards J. Adams of Jasper, TX; Granddaughter Hailey Adams of Conroe, TX; brothers, James Sylvester of Houston TX, Bobby (Teresa) White Jr. of Garland, TX, Chris White, and William (Katrina) Moore, all of El Dorado, Arkansas; sisters, Cynthia Thomas of Tomball, TX, Freida (Freddie) Prater Jr. of Newton, TX, Brenda (Woody) Gatewood of El Dorado, Arkansas, and Jeannie (James) Furlow of El Dorado, Arkansas; a special cousin, Leroy (Angie) Ward of Jasper, TX, her best/special friends, Denise Kenbrew and Carolyn Brown of Beaumont, TX, and Joann (Alto) Scott; special sister, Debra Hunter; and host nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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