1932 ~ 2015
Ardell Adams, 83, passed away peacefully on January 15,
2015. He was born January 2, 1932 in East Garland, Utah,
to Floyd and Zelda Adams.
Jed served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-Day Saints in the Spanish American Mission and continued
his service to the Church throughout his life including
as a bishop and as a district president at the Provo Missionary
He earned a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from UC Berkeley
and worked for the State of California until his retirement.
Jed married LaNea Robinson on September 11, 1956 in the
Salt Lake LDS temple. He loved spending time with his wife
and family, serving others, John Wayne movies, genealogy,
fishing and football. He had a gift for music, picking the
best tasting fruit at the store and eating treats in secrecy.
Jed was a man of faith and integrity who will be missed
Jed is survived by his wife, LaNea; children, Bart (Mariann)
Adams, Valerie (Alan) Howarth, Lori (Joseph) Keeler and
Annette (Glenin) Garcia; 20 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren;
and brothers, Burke, Marc, Kent and Cleve.
A graveside service for the family will be held Friday,
January 23rd at 1:00 PM and interment will be at the Highland
Cemetery. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, please
make donations to the General Missionary Fund.