Lawrence Guy "Sonny" Adams

L.G. Adams, 82, was born July 31, 1929. A native and lifelong resident of White Castle, he passed away Thursday, Oct. 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 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, 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, and Stacey Adams and husband Keith Ory, of Baton Rouge; two sons, L.G. III "Larry" and wife Terri Dumas Adams, of Prairieville, and Glynn and wife 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, Texas, Lauren, Jonathan, Glynn Michelle and Julia Adams, of Slidell; and 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; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence Adams and Agnes Hebert Adams; and six sisters, Calvin Adams, Audrey Adams Dupré, 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 Regional Medical Center, CVT Surgical Center, St. Joseph Hospice of Baton Rouge and the various medical personnel who attended his needs with compassion and professionalism. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Visitation at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, White Castle, on Monday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., concelebrated by the Rev. Donald Blanchard and the Rev. Joey F. Angeles, pastor. Pallbearers will be his grandsons and grandsons-in-law. Honorary pallbearers are his sons-in-law. Interment in the White Castle Cemetery. Condolences can be made at Arrangements under the direction of Ourso Funeral Home, White Castle.

Funeral Home

Ourso Funeral Home
31885 Hwy 1 White Castle, LA 70788
(225) 473-8122

Published in from Oct. 7 to Oct. 9, 2011