Lawrence Adams

July 31, 1929October 6, 2011

L.G. Adams, 82, was born July 31, 1929. A native and lifetime resident of White Castle, he passed away October 6, 2011. His final days were spent at home, surrounded by his wife and family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend who inspired us in many ways throughout his life. He was a retired sugar cane farmer, who loved his work, his employees, his farming friends and his community. He was an honorable man, the “unofficial” Mayor of Samstown, who conducted both his business and personal affairs with integrity. He was a longtime member of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church Parish and the Knights of Columbus Monsignor DeMaurizi Council 4346. He served on the White Castle Fertilizer Co-op Board, the Iberville Parish Jury Commission, and for 25 years on the Iberville Parish Farm Bureau Board. Survived by his wife of 60 years, Marie Therese “Bitsy” Richard Adams; seven children: five daughters and four sons-in-law, Elizabeth Adams and husband, Larry Perez of Baton Rouge, Christine Adams of Washington, D.C., Susan Adams and husband, Jimmy Aysenne of Napoleonville; Lillia Adams and husband, Marc Noel of Prairieville; Stacey Adams and husband, Keith Ory of Baton Rouge; two sons and daughters-in-law, L.G. III “Larry” and Terri Dumas Adams of Prairieville; Glynn and Julie Blondeau Adams of Slidell; 12 grandchildren: Amanda Aysenne and husband Jeffrey Hemard of Lafayette; Courtney Aysenne of Baton Rouge; Adam Aysenne and wife, Alyssa of Napoleonville; Kali Adams and husband, Steven Aucoin of Baton Rouge; Mattye Adams and L.G. “Sonny” Adams IV of Prairieville; Marc Noel II and wife, Katie of Shreveport; Jeffrey Noel of Austin, TX; Lauren, Jonathan, Glynn Michelle and Julia Adams of Slidell; four great-grandchildren: Finley, Hayden and Grayson Hemard, and Madison Aysenne. He is also survived by three sisters, Betty Adams Richard, Connie Adams Cardinal and Norma Adams Doiron of White Castle; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents Lawrence Adams and Agnes Hebert Adams and six sisters, Calvin Adams, Audrey Adams Dupre’, Sybil Adams Comeaux, Lorraine Adams Suarez, Fay Adams Strayhorn and Willa Adams Maxwell.

The family extends its special thanks to the staffs of Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, CVT Surgical Center, St. Joseph Hospice of Baton Rouge and the various medical personnel that attended his needs with compassion and professionalism. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Visitation at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, White Castle, Monday, October 10, from 9 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am, concelebrated by the Rev. Donald Blanchard and Rev. Joey F. Angeles, pastor. Pallbearers are his grandsons and grandsons-in-law. Honorary pallbearers are his sons-in-law. Internment in the White Castle Cemetery. Condolences can be made at Arrangements under the direction of Ourso Funeral Home in White Castle.


  • Visitation Monday, October 10, 2011
  • Funeral Service Monday, October 10, 2011

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October 14, 2011

Dear Stacey, I am so sorry to hear the news about your dad. I will always remember his smile and his wonderful personality. Please send my sympathy and love to your mother and the rest of your family.
Margaret Chorak McGreevy

Clarissa (Richard) Leamer

October 12, 2011

I was so sad to hear about Uncle Sonny's passing. I wanted to be there but could not get off from work. My thoughts and prayers are with you Aunt Bitsie, my cousins and their families.

Cindy Doran Marino

October 11, 2011

Glynn and Stacey,
I was so very sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
With Deepest Sympathy,
Cindy Doran Marino

Michael Arceneaux

October 11, 2011

Lillia, Marc and all the Adams family please accept my deepest sympathy. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

October 11, 2011

Our prayers havebegunfor Chris'recovery and for your family as well. Ourdaughter,Dina,is a missionary in Belgium and they haveplaced all of you on prayer lines around the world with alltheir friends who are connected
all over the world so prayers are goingback and forth arounrd the whole earth excuse my typing but I am recovering from a stroke since May the Sunday after Mother's Day I'mdoing fine except fot these fine motor skills which is not surprizing i'm walking fine and my speechis perfect
sowhat if i can't type i'm retired now and don'thave to prayers for all of you I talked to Ross, Jr. earlier but he was caughtworking and was unable to make the funeral, he drove into town just as they were leaving church.
Best regards
Lynn & Vivian Gauthreaux

Patty Rahl

October 10, 2011

LG, Terri and Family: So sorry for your loss. It sounds like Mr. Adams had a full wonderful life.

Bill Magill

October 10, 2011

Dear Beth and Chris,
Everyone at the service and the funeral know that more than anything you both would have wanted to be there. I can tell you it was a wonderful service. It must have been attended by the whole town of White Castle. The reception held at Chateau Blanc was also very nice. The food was outstanding. The fellowship among your large family and friends showed how much they cared about Mr. Sonny. Your dad was a very special person. He will be missed by everyone.
Get well soon Chris. You're in good hands with Beth.

Michele Gauthier Clement

October 10, 2011

Ms Bitsie, Beth, Chris, and the rest of the gang: My deepest sympathy to all of you. I used to see Mr. Sonny in the grocery store in WC when I brought my mother. He always had a smile on his face and kind words.

Lenny Waguespack

October 10, 2011

Mrs. Bitsy, Stacey and all of the Adams family,
My sincere thoughts and prayers are with all of you as you bring Mr. Sonny to his final resting place. I know we all mourn his passing, but also know he has found his final reward and is at peace. Mr. Sonny was a wonderful, well respected man who loved his family beyond doubt. May God's blessings be with all of you and may the family strength you have get you through this initial great loss and mourning.
My sincere heartfelt condolesences,

Floyd & Cheryl Hebert

October 10, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.