Betty Adams

May 26, 2012 • Obituaries

Betty Adams passed away May 18, 2012, at her home.

She was born April 4, 1938, to Peggie McNair and Johhny Dawson, who preceded her in death.

She married Marvin Coleman in 1952; he passed away in 1958. She then married James (Jim) Houston, [auth] of California. They divorced and she married Jerry Adams, of Roswell, in 1978. He worked for the Roswell Post Office and passed away three years ago. She was the fourth of six children. All but Audrey Waters preceded her in death.

Betty had five children, two of whom preceded her in death, Marvin Coleman Jr., of Roswell, and Dennis Houston, of California.

Survivors include Mary Tuck and James Houston, of California, and Peggie Roberson, of Roswell. Betty adopted Johnnie Adams, of Texas, in 1975. She had 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Betty will be laid to rest on May 29, 2012, in Jal.

If you would like information, you can email

She had a lot of lifetime friends in Roswell.

We, the family, thank you.

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