Grace Pierce Adams

December 21, 1922April 27, 2012

Grace Pierce Adams, widow of the late Walter H. Adams, Jr. of Tyler returned to Heaven on Friday, April 27, 2012, in Arlington, Texas. Mrs. Adams resided in Tyler for more than fifty years. She was the daughter of Stella and Abel Pierce of Palacios, Texas. She was a beloved wife and mother of four children. She leaves on earth her children - Dr. Anne Botsford-Puretz, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; Margaret M. Adams of Ft. Myers, FL; Walter H. Adams of Mansfield, TX; Priscilla Adams Goode of Houston, TX.; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and a brother John Pierce of Katy,TX. She loved family, cooking, gardening and beautiful music. After retiring from ETMC, Grace lived in Florida and studied creative writing authoring short stories and a book. Visitation is at Lloyd James Funeral Home, Tyler, 6:00 - 8:00 PM, Monday. Funeral services are 1:30 P.M.,Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at the funeral home.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 1, 2012
  • Visitaion Monday, April 30, 2012

Grace Pierce Adams

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Katherine Hill

January 8, 2013

I am sorry for your loss. Walter was my father's cousin and we enjoyed keeping up with Grace for many years.

Lloyd James Funeral Home

April 28, 2012

Offering our deepest condolences during this time.