Rose Linda Beth Adams Randall
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Rose Linda Beth Adams Randall, 69, passed away on July 30, 2013, in Albuquerque, N.M.
She was born in Catskill, on March 3, 1944, the daughter of J. Robert Adams and Mary Latronica Adams.
She graduated from South Kortright Central School in 1961 and received a BS from SUNY New Paltz in art education in 1965 and an MS in 1968. She taught elementary art in Mahopac and Newburgh.
She met and married Darrel Randall in 1969 and moved to Albuquerque in 1970, where she eventually completed additional postgraduate work at the University of New Mexico and taught in the Albuquerque public schools for 19 years, at Navajo Elementary, Armijo Elementary and Ernie Pyle Middle School.
Rose had a lifelong love of horses and dogs and owned and cared for them throughout most of her life. During the 1970’s, Rose was an active member of the NM Dairy Goat Association and served as its president for several years. She also raised goats for competition and pleasure. She also enjoyed gourd crafts, dabbled in photography, soap making and helped with gardening and selling at local growers markets in Albuquerque’s South Valley.
Rose Linda was predeceased by her parents.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Darrel, of Albuquerque; and her beloved daughter, Evangeline Rose. She is also survived by her brothers, John R. Adams and wife, Betty of South Kortright and James E. Adams and wife, Rose of Stamford; nieces, Beth Adams, Julia Adams and Lyndsey Adams and nephew, Scott Adams; and great-nieces, Laura Adams-Durgin, Rachel Adams and Krista Northrop; great-great- niece, June and great-great-nephews, Jeb and Gabe; as well as many, many cousins.
Friends and acquaintances are invited to a casual celebration of her life to be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25, at the home of John and Betty Adams, South Kortright. Please bring any photos or items of remembrance that you wish to share to share with other guests.