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In memory of a kind, loving man who shared his love of life with many. May he rest in peace.

-- The Staff of the People Program


Mothe Funeral Home Harvey

2100 Westbank Expressway

Harvey, LA



Jul, 2 2022

10:00a.m. - 1:30p.m.

Mothe Funeral Home, LLC

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James "Jim" Edward Adams entered into eternal rest on June 24, 2022. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Barnett Adams. Companion of Marlys Heindel. Father of Sharon "Sherry" A. Buras (Rocky), Terry A. Rittiner (Blair Jr.), and James "Jim" Adams (Yvette). Grandfather of Becky Reed (Lyle), Breana Dunne (Brian), Jamie James (Anthony), Blair Rittiner III (Jennifer), Bryan Rittiner (Laura), Lori Jas (Gabe), Yve Simoneaux (Micah), Melissa Boggs (Hugh), and Sarah Adams. Great-grandfather of Nicholas, Nathan, Brianna, Logan, Emma, Caleb, Sabrina, Jacob, Emma, Blair IV, Carson, Gabriel, Julia, Ellie, Olive, Ruddy, Ayva, Charlotte, Amelia, and Hugh. Son of the late Arthur Adams and Maude Jackson Adams. Brother of Rindy Hetherington (late George) and the late William "Bill" Adams (Gail). Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, as well as many friends with Westbank Peoples Program and the Westbank Golden Opportunities of which he was king this year. Age 94 years, a native of Beaumont, TX and resident of Gretna, LA. Jim traveled the world in his career as a petroleum engineer. In his spare time, he was an avid golfer and enjoyed trips with family and friends to the casinos. In his later years he discovered his hidden talent as an artist. He was very active and continued to travel as often as he could. He will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by all. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Westbank People Program or the Westbank Golden Opportunities in his name. Relatives and Friends of the Family are invited to attend the Funeral Service in the Chapel of Mothe Funeral Home, 2100 Westbank Expy, Harvey, LA on Saturday, July 2, 2022 at 1:30 PM. Visitation will be held from 10 AM until service time. Interment Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Gretna, LA. The family invites you to view and share fond memories in the online guestbook by visiting

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