Abbie Ann Cathcart Adam

On July 1, 2018, Abbie Ann Cathcart Adam departed Earth to attain eternal rest, surrounded by family at her home in Madisonville, LA at the age of 87. She was born on April 13, 1931 in New Orleans, LA to the late Bernard Cathcart and Eva Mae Armstrong Cathcart. Abbie Ann was the wife of the late Raymond William Adam and was preceded in death by her siblings Roy Leslie Cathcart, Bernard Michel Cathcart, and Eva Mae Cathcart Stephenson. She is survived by her three children, William Adam, Abbie Adam Maldini, and Randy Adam (Vicky) and was the proud grandmother of Cori Cox Nelson, Rebekah Ann Cox, Christopher Adam, and Ashley Adam Guidry, and great-grandmother of Presli Cathcart Nelson, Benjamin Cox, Mimi Ann Guidry, Allie Grace Guidry, Jayce Chatellier, and Ellie Adam. Mrs. Adam was an active member of her community and served as president of the Madisonville Garden Club for eight years, The Women’s Propeller Club Port of Orleans for 3 years, Northlake Republican Women’s Club for 3 years, the Petroleum Women’s Club for three years, and was a member of the Homemakers Club and the Fleet Reserve Association. For over 25 years, she served as a board member for the Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans. She was also instrumental in forming the Krewe of Tchefuncte Ball in Madisonville. In her spare time, she enjoyed genealogy and published a book, “”Crossing the Bar””, which depicted life in Pilot Town, LA and Plaquemines Parish. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt appreciation to Notre Dame Hospice and Mrs. Adam’s sitters, Charlotte Bigner Edwards and Ada Batiste. Relatives and friends attended the visitation and funeral service at E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 W. 21st Avenue, Covington, LA 70433 on Monday, July 9, 2018. Interment followed the service at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Covington, LA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans,, or the St. Francis Animal Sanctuary, Please Share a Memory on the Tribute Wall at www.ejfi

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