Ruth Mary Adams

May 5, 1931June 16, 2011

Ruth Mary Fonseca Adams, entered into eternal rest, under the care of Notre Dame Hospice at Wynhoven Heath Care in Marrero, La on Thursday, June 16, 2011. Age 80 years, a native of Barataria, LA and a resident of Marrero, La for the past 20 years. Beloved wife of the late Roy Anthony Adams. Loving mother of Bonnie Adams Perrin (David), Sandra Adams Rojas (C.J.), Ramona Adams Guidry (Jimmy), and Rhonda Adams Peppers (Jimmy). Daughter of the late Teles Fonseca, and Mary Ola Robichaux Fonseca. Sister of the Mabel Perrin, Rita Mae Carmadelle, and the late Teles Fonseca, Jr., Judy Adams and Peggy Gros. Gandmother of C.J. Rojas, Jr. (Amy), Casey Rojas (Rachelle), David “Lil Bo” Guidry, Jr., Kyle Guidry, Ryan Adam, Jade Adam, and the late Mary Ann Perrin. Great Grandmother of Zachary Guidry, Reece and Ramzee Rojas. Also survived by many Nieces, Nephew, Cousins, other Relatives and Friends. Ruth will be sadly missed by her companion Sidney Cancienne and his daughter Celeste (John). The Adams family would to like to express their sincere thanks for the care and support of West Jefferson Hospital, Wynhoven Healthcare, and Notre Dame Hospice. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass from the Chapel of Westside/Leitz Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, LA on Monday, June 20, 2011 at 12:00 Noon. Followed by interment in Adams Cemetery, Barataria, LA Visitation on Monday morning after 10:00 AM until Mass time from the parlor of Westside Funeral Home. Guest may sign the online guestbook at


  • Visitation Monday, June 20, 2011
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, June 20, 2011

Ruth Mary Adams

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Miss CC

June 19, 2011

To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...
but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; here is just eternal love.

Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I'm with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through,
God picked me up and hugged me and He said, "I welcome you."

It's good to have you back again; you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, they'll be here later on.
I need you here badly; you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man.

God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night, the day's chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to the middle of the night.

When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years
because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears.
But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
But if I were to tell you, you wouldn't understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is o'er.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.

There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb;
but together we can do it by taking one day at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you too...
that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.

If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain,
then you can say to God at night......"My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented....that my life has been worthwhile,
knowing as I passed along the way, I made somebody smile.

So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low,
just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street, and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.

And when it's time for you to go.... from that body to be free,
remember you're not're coming here to me.

Ruth Ann Mahaffey (author)
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