Mary Evelyn Adams

ADAMS, Mary Evelyn “Tootie,” Aug 1, 1951 – Jun 1, 2012. Mary Evelyn “Tootie” Adams was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on August 1, 1951 to Albert Charles and Mary Evelyn Catherwood Adams. Tootie was the fourth of nine children from their union and the second oldest daughter of 12 brothers and sisters. She was preceded in death by her parents Albert Charles and Mary Evelyn Catherwood Adams; her brother, Arthur D. Adams-Catherwood and a son, Jason Veasley, all of Des Moines, Iowa. Tootie is survived by her lifelong love, Alfred Veasley Jr. and her children: Reginald Sedrick Anderson, Eunique Rodia “Kiki” Anderson, Antonio Parr, Dominic Franklin, Andre Franklin, Marshawn Toins, and more than 12 foster children; siblings: Albert Moore Jr., Linda K. Johnson, Danny C. Adams, Deborah L. Adams, Elizabeth Anne Adams, Michael A. Adams, David W. Adams, Maurice English, Kevin B. Adams, April Lorraine Adams; 17 grandchildren and dozens of nieces and nephews. Tootie was a savvy entrepreneur and businesswoman who founded and operated several businesses over the past decade including a property preservation company, a daycare, clothing store, candle company and cleaning service. She was a graduate of Des Moines Technical High School and attended Mankato State University. Tootie loved life and she was passionate about her children, family, dogs and helping others. One of her favorite mantras was “pay it forward.” VISITATION Thursday, June 7, 6pm-8pm at the West Center Chapel. SERVICES (Celebration of Life) Friday, June 8, 11am, West Center Chapel.

HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER Mortuaries and Crematories 7805 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68124 (402) 391-3900

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