Geraldine B Adams

July 25, 1949November 3, 2013

Geraldine "Gerry" Adams, 64 Bookkeeper Lakeland- Geraldine B. Adams, 64, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2013 at her home after her battle with cancer. Gerry was born July 25, 1949 in Baltimore, MD to Joseph and Wanda Whitehurst. Gerry was employed by St. Joseph Catholic Church in Winter Haven, FL for 34 years as a bookkeeper. She was most happy when surrounded by family and friends. She loved hosting her family and preparing large meals during the holidays! Some of her favorite things to do were, gardening, as she took pride in her well maintained flower beds! Also, Gerry very much enjoyed spending her Saturday mornings browsing yard sales in search of antiques and various collectables. She loved to show off her Awsome deals and newly found treasures. It was also a guarentee that at any of her get togethers, there was going to be seafood and her most famous Deviled eggs! Gerry is survived by her husband of 21 years Rudy; brother Joseph Whitehurst (Annette) of Lakeland; brother Timothy Whitehurst of Elberton, GA; son and daughter-in-law Michael and Ann Holt of Lakeland; daughter Cris Adams-Ferriero of Palm Coast, FL; daughter Carrie Adams of Ormond Beach, FL; daughter Faith Adams of lakeland; and 17 grandchildren. The family is hosting a celebration of Gerry's life during the viewing on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 6-8pm at Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home, with services taking place on Thursday, November 7, 2013, 12 noon at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Winter Haven.


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November 12, 2013

I'm sorry for your loss. She was a very strong and giving person. Your family will be in my prayers.

November 11, 2013

Dear Rudy & Faith, I will miss Gerry so much. We talked often about our illness, plants, food & family who she loved and cherished so much. May the special memories you have give you peace & comfort. Our tboughts and prayers are with you. Bonnie & Gary Hendrick

November 10, 2013

Gerry was family from the first time I met her. So glad that when Phil & I went to Florida we made sure we stopped & visited with them. She was beautiful woman with a great heart. God bless & comfort those that were closest to her. Love Melva & Phil Simulcik

Jenny Welch

November 9, 2013

Gerry you will be missed by everyone, I cannot believe you are gone. I did not realize when I talked to you this summer it would be our last conversation. Prayers for Rudy and Faith.

Justin Adams

November 9, 2013

I love you and miss you so much.

Seth Hendrick

November 7, 2013

I didn't know Mrs.Gerry, but she always waved and smiled as we drove by and was a good friend to mom mother Bonnie. She is with our Lord now and in good hands. Our Sincere Condolences from the Hendrick family.

Patricia Triplett

November 7, 2013

May the Heavenly Father comfort you as you grieve the loss of Gerry. She was sweet person. Keeping all of you in prayer. With love, Betty and Pat

Danielle Loan/Edwards

November 6, 2013

Gerry was always nice to me, i loved her deviled eggs on the holidays... she knew it too and made extra for me to take home! I wish Kaylee had known her better but glad we made it down to visit last fall. Good bless

Anne Holden

November 6, 2013

God Bless Gerry! She will be greatly missed.

November 6, 2013

My sincere condolences to the family for your loss. During this difficult time, may you find comfort in one another and in drawing close to God in prayer.
Jeremiah 29:12,13