Vernus M. Adams, 78, of Mauriceville, passed away Dec. 12, at her home.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00am, Tuesday, Dec. 16, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Delphyn Meeks, of St. Maurice Catholic Church in Mauriceville. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Bridge City.

Visitation will be from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, Monday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, with a Christian wake service at 6:00pm.

Born in Broussard, La, on June 21, 1936, Vernus was the daughter of Jerome Malagarie and Lizzie Mae (Boutte) Malagarie. She was a member of St. Maurice Catholic Church as well as St. Maurice Altar Society. Vernus will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dallas P. Adams; and her siblings, Paul Malagarie, Carroll Malagarie, Jimmy Malagarie, Joyce Reynolds, Mike Malagarie and Miriam Malagarie.

She is survived by her sons, Clint Adams and wife, Dana, of Mauriceville, Clay Adams and wife, Kelly, of Mauriceville; four grandchildren, Krista Adams, Ryan Adams, Roni Adams, and Gates Adams; her brother, David Malagarie and wife, Linda, of Spring and her sister in law, Kay Malagarie, of Chester.