She was born August 15, 1926 in Sinton to Leocadio and Andrea (Sandoval) Adams and was the wife of the late Charlie R. Cantu, Sr.
Preceding Mrs. Cantu in death are her parents; her husband; a daughter, Viola (Butch) Gonzales; a son-in-law, Bart Moran; two sisters, Esperanza Castaneda and Stella Davila and three brothers, Valente Adams, Robert Adams and Leocadio Adams, Jr.
Survivors include two sons, Skipper (Adreana) Cantu of Sinton and Lambert (Dela) Cantu of El Paso; two daughters, Yolanda (William) Schmitz of Corpus Christi and Yvonne (Lee) Hickel of Sinton; two sisters, Donna Salas and Gloria Hernandez of Sinton; two brothers, Mac (Rogie) Adams of Corpus Christi and Gonzalo (Hilda) Adams, Sr. of Sinton; a son-in-law, Paul Gonzales of Sinton; 14 grandchildren, Jimmy Reeves, Jr, Michelle Reeves Hesseltine, Steve Reeves, Frances Gonzales Rodriguez, Debra Gonzales DeLeon, Paula Gonzales Doty, Laura Cantu, Tres Cantu, Carly Cantu, April Cantu, Kelsey Cantu, Desiree Cantu, Brittany Hickel and Autumn Moran; 12 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 4, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel in Sinton.
Rosary will be that evening at 7 p.m. also at Resthaven. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 5 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Sinton with Father Shaji Varghese officiating. Burial will follow at Eternal Rest Cemetery in Sinton.