Private Family Memorial Services for Carroll Don Adams, 84, of West Monroe, LA will be held on Sunday, November 21, 2021 in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe.
Don Adams was born in Monticello, Arkansas on January 22, 1937 to Jessie Inez Mayes and John Dean Adams and passed away on August 21, 2021. The Adams family moved to Louisiana when Don was young. He attended West Monroe High School and he played on the first football team for the school. After graduation, Don went to Northeast Louisiana University (now ULM) where he studied Geology. The Vietnam War had started so he joined the United States Marine Corps and was stationed at Camp Pendleton, California. After serving his country, he came back to West Monroe. Don then went to the United States Postal Service for thirty -three years. After retirement, he loved traveling. Retirement opened many doors of opportunity for him. He also loved to fly fish in the cool waters
and in the Ozarks as well as the out west. Don loved photography, and he was a “ham operator”. He was a drone pilot, had a lot of fun, and enjoyed being retired.
Don is survived by his wife, Vera Lou Blazier Adams; daughter, Karen La Donna Ott; son, John Kevin; grandson, Matthew James Ott; sister, Nancy Adams Byrnes. When Don and Lou married, he inherited her family; three children, Rhonda Johnson and husband Keith; Teddy Allen and wife Linnea, and Tina Jinks and husband Kent; nine grandchildren and fourteen great -grandchildren.