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Ada Iva DeWeese
April 1, 1942 ~ May 7, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Funeral services for Mrs. Ada Iva DeWeese will be held at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home in Tallulah, Louisiana, with Bro. Henry Stone officiating. Visitation will begin at 1:00 PM. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Tallulah.
Ada Iva DeWeese of Tallulah, Louisiana, entered into God’s kingdom on Sunday, May 7, 2023, at the age of 81. She was born Ada Iva McMichael on April 1, 1942, in Cooter Point, Louisiana, to William Henry and Annie Myrtis Adcock McMichael.
If there was ever a person that left a mark, it was Ada Iva. To know her was to absolutely love her. If you didn’t have the opportunity to know Ada, you missed out. She’s the only person on the planet that lived up to having an “April Fool’s Birthday”. God definitely picked the most suiting day for this girl to be born. She never met a stranger. She had the biggest mouth and heart of anybody. She spoke her mind. She had the most inappropriate comments and stories that nobody else could have gotten away with telling. She loved to argue. She lit up a room. She had the prettiest smile. She had the funniest personality. She loved and she loved big, and most of all, she adored her family. She was so proud of her kids and grandkids.
Ada was a retired cafeteria worker and waitress. She worked at almost every restaurant in Tallulah and was loved by all who met her.
Ada is preceded in death by her parents, William Henry and Annie Myrtis Adcock McMichael; husband, James Edgar DeWeese; brothers, Lewis McMichael, Homer McMichael, Pete McMichael, Billy McMichael, and William Henry McMichael; sisters, Grace Tolbert, Beatrice Barefeild, Ora Klienman, and Sarah Jones; and son-in-law, Elmer Busby.
Ada is survived by two sons, Bill DeWeese and wife, Tina, and Don DeWeese and wife, Paula; one daughter, Debbie DeWeese Busby; five grandchildren, Lacy Chandler, Bill DeWeese, Eric Busby, Dezarae Peeples, and Vanessa Staton; six great-grandchildren, Colby Smith, Hayden DeWeese, Waylon DeWeese, Scarlett DeWeese, Everett Peeples, and Sam Peeples; one sister, Clara Fisette of Sumter, South Carolina; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be James William “Bill” DeWeese, II, Eric Busby, Brett Peeples, Rustin Staton, Colby Smith, Brian Matlock, and Hayden DeWeese.