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Sunrise, March 18th 1942, Sunset June 19th 2020. Pearl transitioned into eternal rest at the tender age of 78. Ms. Adams passed peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, June 19, 2020 at Ochsner Westbank Hospital due to health complications.

Ms. Adams, a native of New Orleans, resided in Gretna, Louisiana for most of her life. She is the daughter of the late Octave and Marguerite Gougisha. Former wife of the late Lionel Adams Sr. She is survived by her companion of Don Singleton, two sons Lionel (Stacey) Adams and Arnold (Terri) Adams; three granddaughters Destiney Adams, Tracey Adams and Deiondra Martin; a sister-in-law Mable Gougisha and a brother-in-law Robert Simmons. She was preceded in death by her three brothers; Leroy (Lucille), Merlin (Annie Mae), George Gougisha; and three sisters Barbara (Elmore) Patin, Shirley (Herman) Peters, and Jacqueline Simmons. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, family, friends and neighbors. We would also like to acknowledge and give thanks to her lifelong friends Stella and Mable.

Ms. Adams attended All Saints Elementary School and is a graduate of Lincoln High School. She worked at Manhattan Guest House as a Nurse's Aid for fifteen years. She was also an honorary grandmother and caretaker to many children to whom she has helped raise. Pearl was a lifelong dedicated parishioner of Saint Anthony Church in Gretna, Louisiana.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend A Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 PM on Friday June 26, 2020 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 924 Monroe St. Gretna, Louisiana 70053. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Interment: Mc Donough Cemetery, Gretna, LA. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home.

Due to Covid-19, all guests to wear a mask and adhere to social distancing inside the church.

Special thanks to Lionel, Stacey, Tracey and Destiney Adams for acting as Pearl's personal caretakers and nurses. We would also like to thank Don, Arnold and Deiondra for taking excellent care of her during her last days. Special thanks to the amazing nursing staff of Ochsner Westbank Hospital as well as their ICU department. In closing we would also like to thank Omni Home Health Care Center for providing Pearl with her home health care nurse Zina that also helped her in her final days.