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Elizabeth Adams

October 15, 1945 — January 29, 2022

Elizabeth (Libby) Ionia Breen Adams, 76, passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022, at her home in Arlington, Texas. She was born on October 15, 1945, in Shreveport, Louisiana to John and Ruby Williamson Breen.

Libby grew up across the south and on Hawaii and Guam as a service brat. She graduated from George Washington high school on Guam. After high school she worked several different jobs and had 3 daughters as she found her way in life.   After a couple of false starts, Libby married Jack in 1975 in Houston. They moved to Arlington, Texas in 1977 where they raised their children, and she went to work for Mack Trucks in inventory control.  They were married for 32 years before his death in 2007.

Libby enjoyed having large gatherings in her home and at the racetrack, which were always the places to be for friends and family.  She and Jack became avid stock car fans and even had a business videoing and photographing races at Cowtown Speedway and other racetracks.  She even owned her own car for a couple of seasons!  They purchased an RV and loved to attend NASCAR races in the infield at Texas Motor Speedway, Talladega, and other venues.

Libby was preceded in death by her parents John and Ruby, grandson Miguel Angel, granddaughter Reanna, spouse Jack, siblings John and Cindy, and stepdaughter Cheryl.

Libby is survived by her daughters Kim (Mark) Graham of Alma, Colorado; Heather Aguirre of Ft. Worth, Texas; Amber Jones (Leo Arenas) of Harker Heights, Texas; stepson Richard (Linda) of Chester, Virginia; son-in-law Carl (Betty) Wiesendanger; her sisters Lana Vomberg of Shreveport, Louisiana; Mary (Delbert) Beall of Grand Saline, Texas; brother Michael Breen of Texas; her grandchildren that were raised as children Carl (Stephanie) Wiesendanger, Erik (Madi) Wiesendanger; Elizabeth (Miles) Sorbel; grandchildren Jose Jr., Ashley, Leodegario Jr., Tiffany, Blake, Tristen, Carey, and William; many great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews and other relatives. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Sharon, Jim, MaryAnn, and the rest of her church family for their care and companionship.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Alzheimer’s Association or other charity of your choice.

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