SCOTT JEFFERY ADAMS, 39, of Houston, TX died
on Dec. 28, 2014, as the result of an auto
accident with burial at Crossroads Cemetery
near Ranger, TX.
Scott worked as a banker in the Houston area
for fifteen years after beginning his banking
career at First Texoma Bank in Durant, OK,
while attending college at Southeastern
Oklahoma State University. He was reared in
Ranger, TX & graduated from Ranger High School
in 1994 & attended Ranger College (1995-1996).
He was pursuing a Masters' of Banking degree
from Southern Methodist University at the time
of his death. Scott was scheduled to begin
training in January to become a Harris County
Sheriff's Department reserve deputy. He was
active in the support of his sons' extra-
curricular activities and served on several
committees for the Cy-Fair Independent School
Scott was preceded in death by his mother, Mary
Ann Spears Adams and his grandparents.
At the time of his death, he was survived by sons
Harris Adams and Hollis Jenkins, ex-wife & good
friend Kelly (McIntire) Adams, all of Houston;
father, Guinn Adams (RHS-1966) and wife Karen of
Brenham, TX; sister Megan (Adams) DeBord and
husband, Cody, of Sealy, TX; special friends
Natalie Li and daughter Sabrina of Houston and
Dene Mangum of Bellville, TX; in-laws, Gary D.
and Dena McIntire of Bokchito, OK, Holly and
Joey Fitzgerald of Minco; numerous aunts, uncles,
cousins, and many well-loved friends, clients,
MOTHER: MARY ANN SPEARS ADAMS, 58, was born
Aug. 16, 1949, in Abilene, TX, to Rufus Pleas
& Mary Louise (Smith) Spears. She was the grand-
daughter of Dona Mae Hurley and Russell and
Sadie Spears of Abilene. She attended school
in Clyde, TX, where she was a fierce competitor
on the basketball, volleyball and tennis courts
as well as an accomplished baton twirler.
After graduation, Mary Ann attended Ranger Jr.
College where she met Guinn Adams (RHS-1966), her
husband of 37 years. She graduated from Tarleton
State University with a degree in Secondary
Mary Ann and Guinn established their home in Ranger
and welcomed their first child, Scott Adams (RHS-
1994), in 1975. Fifteen years later, they were
blessed with daughter Megan. Mary Ann dedicated 20
years to being a full-time mother before she resumed
her teaching career.
The Adams family moved to the Houston area in 1996
and settled in Bellville, TX in 1999. Mary Ann taught
English for both the Bellville and Sealy school
districts where she loved her job and her students.
She was an active member of the Bellville Church of
Mary Ann passed away Aug. 4, 2008, after a long
illness which she faced with determination. She
rarely lost her sense of humor or wasted an oppor-
tunity to share the sharp wit for which her family
and friends loved her. Burial was at Crossroads
Cemetery near Ranger, TX.
At the time of her death, she was survived by her
husband and daughter, Megan, of the home, son Scott
and daughter-in-law Kelly, and grandsons Hollis
Jenkins and Harris Adams, of Houston, TX. She is
survived by brother Tommy Spears of Glenpool, OK,
and brother Billy Spears; sisters Jane Roberts &
husband Teddy of Abilene, TX; Frances Boyd and
husband Bobby of Belton, TX; Becky Pence of Cisco,
TX; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is also
survived by dear friends Dene Mangham of Bellville
and Pat Greer of Ranger.