LINNEUS - Leta B. Adams, 90, passed away December 22, 2015 in Houlton. She was born October 1, 1925 in Linneus, the daughter of J. Gordon and Addie (Webster) Bates.
Leta worked for several years as a telephone operator for the NE Telephone and Telegraph Company. She loved the outdoors, especially gardening. She liked picking fiddleheads and wild berries then give them away.
Leta is survived by several nieces and nephews and was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Lee and son, Byron as well as four sisters: Delicia Kenney, Maxine Bither, Glenice Vachon, Madeline Adams, and three brothers: Gordon, George and Donald.
A graveside service will be announced in the Spring. Friends may make gifts in Leta's memory to the Houlton Humane Society or the charity of one's choice in c/o Bowers Funeral Home, PO Box 579, Houlton, ME 04730. For online condolences please visit
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