Betty Jo (Brown) Adams, age 90, peacefully passed away Feb. 9, 2020. She was born Jan. 30, 1930 in Gunter, Texas, daughter of Burl Franklin Brown and Sarah Elizabeth (Miller) Brown, who preceded her in death along with her brother, Doral Brown.


Betty married CL Adams on June 7, 1947 in Anna, and they were happily married for 59 years until his passing on March 21, 2007. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many. She is survived by her daughter Shirley Ann (Adams) Vest and husband, Delbert, son Jimmy Leroy Adams and wifee, Brenda, and son Timothy Paul Adams and wife, Patty; grandchildren Troy Vest and his wife Amy, Toby Vest and his wife Joy, Jason Adams and his wife, Jennifer, Alisha (Adams) Riggs and her husband, Mark, Rustin Adams and his wife, Annalyn, Brandon Adams and his wife, Jennifer, Casey Adams and his wife, Mandi, Holly (Adams) Jackson and her husband, Jeremy, Kalli (Adams), Alexander and her husband, Kyle, Libby (Adams) Stroud and her husband, Bobby, and Kirk Bloom and his wife, Rachel; great-grandchildren Dodger and Li Li Vest, Beau, Vandi,and Alyvia Vest, Jaden, Jamison and Jett Adams, Austin Casada and Abby Riggs, Ryder and River Adams, Addison and Paxstyn Adams, Sadie and Ava Jackson, Ellie Jo Alexander, Raelyn Stroud and Angela Bloom.


She retired from Home Interiors after 27 years and after worked at Anna ISD for six years. Betty was a member of the First Baptist Church of Anna where she taught a Sunday school class for many years. She enjoyed sharing the word and love of the Lord, game night with friends, going to watch her grandkids’ games and watching her Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys play - she didn’t miss a game. Her visitation will be held at Scoggins Funeral Home Feb. 13, 2020 from 6-8 p.m. The funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church of Anna Feb. 14, 2020 at 10 a.m. and burial will be at Coffman Cemetery in Anna,.


Services are under the direction of Scoggins Funeral Home & Crematory, 637 W. Van Alstyne Parkway, Van Alstyne; 903-482-5225. You may sign the online register book at www.scogginsfuneralhome.com