Mary Kathleen Adams

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Mary Kathleen Adams, 78, went to be with our Lord on Aug. 19, 2020, at Gosnell Therapy and Living Center in Gosnell. Kathleen, born Oct. 8, 1941, in Hayti, Mo., was the daughter of the late Texas Porter McAnally and Lona E. James McAnally. Kathleen was a longtime member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Blytheville. She was a devoted wife and mother. Her passion in life was her family. She enjoyed reading, dancing and decorating.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 51 years, Ira Anderson (Andy) Adams; four brothers, Jessie Paul, James William, Kenneth Drew and Ronald David McAnally; and one sister, Virginia McAnally Rackley.

Survivors include two sons, Ronald Kyle Wallace and wife Patricia of Hot Springs, and Lee Anderson Adams and wife Glenda of Brandon, Miss.; one grandchild, Michael Brenza and wife Hillari of Hot Springs; and one great-grandchild, Amelia Brenza of Hot Springs, as well as a host of other relatives and many friends.

A private celebration of life will be held by the family.

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