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Leona Zoeller Adams
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Leona Adams
May 24, 1927 – September 24, 2017

Leona Louise Zoeller Adams lovingly known as Onie and Nanny, passed away Sunday, September 24, 2017, at the age of 90 years and 4 months. She was born May 24, 1927 in Boerne, TX, as the only child of Irma Sultenfuss and Reinhold Zoeller. Leona is survived by two sons, Jesse Adams and his life partner Cheyanne Boyd, and Douglas Adams and wife Patsy; a daughter, Judy Adams Sullivan and husband John. She had seven grandchildren: Jason Adam and wife Candice, Carly Adam Rodriguez and husband Joseph, Kelsey Sullivan Morrison, Sage Adams Holt and husband Steven, Miles Adams, Shane Adams and Tate Sullivan Scott and husband Dillon. She is also survived by seven great grandchildren: Presleigh, Sydney and Jack Wyatt Adam, Aiden and Andrew Rodriguez, Hudson Reed Sullivan, and Porter James Morrison. Leona was preceded in death by husband, Jack Adams, and oldest daughter Jackie Adams. The family would like to thank Glenna Hulme for being her caretaker during her final days.
Leona attended Boerne schools and graduated Boerne High class of 1944. After attending and graduating college in San Antonio, she met and married Jack Reed Adams on June 21, 1947. They were married for 57 years until Jack’s death in 2004. They lived on her father’s dairy farm until the summer of 1966.
In addition to raising four children she worked outside the home to make ends meet. She loved and encouraged song and music inside the home. Leona was an accomplished musician playing the accordion, mandolin, piano and organ. Leona and Jack traveled extensively with their favorite destination being Ruidoso, NM where they spent many summers. Leona was known for her loving smile and generous personality. She worked as a volunteer for many years at the Boerne Area Historical Society. Leona was a proud member of the Site Council for Boerne’s Rainbow Senior Center at Kronkrosky Place where she was recently awarded Volunteer of the Year. Dan Welsh was a companion to Leona and they had many dinners, card games and trips together before he passed.
A Visitation Service will be held Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Ebensberger-Fisher Funeral Home of Boerne. The Funeral Service will be held Thursday, September 28, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the Faith Bible Church, 1 Bergmann Road, Boerne, TX.
In lieu of flowers please donate to the Rainbow Senior Center at Kronkosky Place at or 17 Old San Antonio Road, Boerne, TX 78006. To leave condolences for the family and to view a video of Leona’s life, please visit and select obituaries.
Arrangements with Ebensberger-Fisher Funeral Home of Boerne.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Ebensberger-Fisher Funeral Home

111 Rosewood Ave.
Boerne, TX 78006

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10:00 AM
Faith Bible Church

1 Bergmann Road
Boerne, Texas 78006

Memorial Contribution

Rainbow Senior Center at Kronkosky Place

17 Old San Antonio Road
Boerne, Texas 78006

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