July 2, 1929 ~ July 25, 2012

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Centerville for Allen Paul Adams Sr., 83, who passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at the Franklin Health Care Center. Interment will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery. Fr. Ruben Primor will be the celebrant of the Mass.

Allen was a native of Patterson and longtime resident of Centerville, where he made his livelihood as a farmer in the sugar cane industry.

Survivors include his sons, Allen P. “Fly” Adams and his wife, Mona, of Centerville and Bryan Adams and his wife, Jimmie “Pee-Wee,” of Amite; daughter, Monica Adams of Corpus Christi, Texas; sisters, Patsy A. Comeaux and her husband, John, of Centerville and Marie A. Schexnayder and her husband, Paul, of Franklin; brothers, Bill Adams and his wife, Vivian, of Lafayette; Guy Adams and his wife, Ilsa, of Bossier City; Edgar Adams and his wife, Faye, of Franklin; and Albert Adams and his wife, Pat, of Mandeville; three grandchildren, Trecia Adams Luke and her husband, David, of Centerville; Shane Gisclair Sr. and his wife, Tammy, of Marrero; and Steven C. Adams and his wife, Jennifer, of Amite; five great grandchildren, Justin, Joshua, Shane Jr., Brittany and Blaine; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Merlene Louviere Adams; parents, Vandon and Della Lagrange Adams; and a brother, Van Adams.

Serving as pallbearers will be his brothers, Bill, Guy, Edgar and Albert Adams, and great-grandsons, Justin Luke and Steven Adams. Honorary pallbearers will be Joshua Luke and David Luke.

The family requests that visitation be observed from 9 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Centerville.

To view the online obituary and memory book please visit Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc., of Franklin.

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