Anita Theresa Bertrand Adams, age 96 of Huntington Beach, CA, passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 15, 2022. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 22, 1926 to Armand Bertrand and Emily Doublet, and was married to Alexander Harry Adams Sr. (Alex) on June 23, 1945 in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.
Anita, or Nit as she was known by some, was preceded in death by her husband, Alexander. She is survived by five sons, Alexander Adams Jr., Anthony Adams, Arnold Adams, Armand Adams and Andre Adams; and one daughter Angela Adams Henderson.
Though she had 6 children, 13 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren, many others considered her their surrogate mother or grandmother. Anita dedicated her life to her family and her love and joy was shared with neighbors and friends, including those of her children and grandchildren. Everyone who entered her life was treated as family.
Anita loved celebrations. She and Alex loved to travel and to go to dances and parties. For many years they would go to New Orleans for Mardi Gras and attended the balls. Anita continued to travel to visit family while she was able and still attended many celebrations.
She was very strong in her faith and prayed for everybody! She will be remembered for her cooking, kindness, strength, sharp wit and most of all her beautiful Smile!