Elder Luetta (Bradford) Adams, transitioned into glory on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at Traditions Health & Rehabilitation in Lithonia, GA. She was born July 18, 1923, in Washington, GA to the late Nick and Sally (Brewer) Bradford. She enjoyed 97 years of life.
Luetta was in Church all of her life and “Saved” longer than anyone can remember. She started out in the Poll Branch church in Tignal, GA. Once she moved to Clairton, she became a member of Morning Star Baptist Church and was there for 40 years. After serving at Morning Star she joined Living Waters International Church and served there for 20 years until she had to move away to live with her daughter in Philadelphia. While she lived in Philadelphia, she attended Yet Hope Fellowship Ministry and also spent many years at Bethel Deliverance International Church. When she moved to Georgia, she was a member of The Olivet Church in Fayetteville, GA.
Elder Luetta B. Adams served faithfully at Morning Star Baptist Church. Luetta was one of the founding members of the Nine O’clock Prayer Band and of the Morning Star Baptist Junior Church. She taught Sunday School, Junior Missionary, and sang on the Gospel and Senior choirs. She was also a member of the Missionary Society and the Excelsior Arts Club.
At Living Waters International Church under the leadership of Bishop Thelma Mitchell, she was ordained as an Elder. She was also involved on the Praise and Worship Team, and other areas whenever she was needed.
Elder Adams graduated from Hardy’s Bible School in 1975 and her increased knowledge of the Bible and life experience made her well equipped to teach classes both at the Church and outside of the church at various women’s groups and also mentoring a group of young men in her home.
Elder Luetta Adams may be best known for her telephone ministry. She was a “STRONG ANOINTED” Prayer Warrior who called many people and prayed with and for them. Even after she was in a nursing care facility, she continued to call and pray with people. As the scriptures say, “The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much”. Elder Luetta left a Godly legacy of LOVE to all her family and friends. She poured out all that God had poured into her.
She was a homemaker for many years while her children were younger. Later in life, she became a sales clerk for J.C. Penny and retired from there after 20 years of service. Elder Adams also had another stream of income from selling those delicious sweet potato pies and homemade rolls.
Her husband, Louis J. Adams, Sr. and her son Louis J. Adams, Jr. both preceded her in death.
There were so many lives that she touched and are left to think about all the wonderful times that they shared with her. Marilyn Cotten and Michele Adams, her daughters. Tara (Glenn) Batemon and Jessica Lauren Wynder, granddaughters. Kayla, Solomon, and Michael III, great-grandchildren. Richard (Georgia) Ford, her spiritual son. Dr. Pauline Long and Sandra Johnson, her adopted daughters. There are numerous other nephews and nieces, great-nephews and nieces, cousins, spiritual daughters, sons, and friends.
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