Carmena Adams

Obituary of Carmena LaVelle Adams

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Carmena LaVelle Hoover Adams was born on December 7, 1928, to the parentage of the late Edward and Earlene Hoover in Dallas, Texas.  She passed away on January 23, 2021.


Carmena graduated from Lincoln High School in 1946.  Carmena was a life member of the Washington Lincoln Alumni Association.  She also attended West Virginia State University.  Carmena worked for Hayward Sparks and Louis A. Bedford Attorney at Law for 43 years as a Legal Secretary until she retired.  At a young age Carmena attended St. Paul United Methodist Church before becoming a member of Warren United Methodist Church.  While at Warren, she was a member of the Willing Workers and later named the Helping Hands.  She was one of the Original members of the Feeding One Hungry & Community.  Also, a member of the Juanita West Circle.


            Carmena married Ruben Earl Adams.  She was preceded in death by her husband Ruben; her parents Edward and Earlene Hoover; and her brothers and sisters Edward Hoover Jr, Lorraine Hoover, Gussie McDonald, Deloris Love, Julia Viney, Juanita Benjamin and niece Ronelda Boston.


Carmena is survived by Her daughters LaVelle Adams and Toni Adams and a son Ruben Earl Adams Jr. (Sharon), grandchildren, Larry Adams, Dwan Adams, Dale Adams, Tomeka Adams, great-grands, Quadarrion Adams, Victor Adams, LaKeisha Adams, Larry Adams Jr, Breanna Starr, Destiney Starr, great-great-grands, Zharyia LaDarrion2    , her siblings Henry Hoover, Earlene Powell (Marvin) and Earl Hoover.   and a host of nieces, nephews’ other relatives and friends.


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1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Black & Clark Funeral Home
2517 East Illinois Ave.
Dallas, Texas, United States

Funeral Services

11:00 am
Friday, February 5, 2021
Black and Clark Funeral Home Chapel
2517 E. Illinois Avenue
Dallas, Texas, United States
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1928 - 2021

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