Peacefully on October 15, 2010, Geraldine Loretta “Peasie” Adams entered into eternal rest. Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. unitl time of service 11:00 a.m. at Jericho City of Praise 8501 Jericho City Dr. Landover MD. Interment will follow at Fort Lincoln Cemetery in Brentwood MD.â€œTo everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:â€ Ecclesiastes 3:1A Time to be Born…Geraldine “Peasie” Adams was born in Washington D.C. on February 7th, 1935 to the late George and Ellen Trice. She was the second oldest of six siblings.A Time to Learn…Geraldine was educated in the District of Columbia Public Schools. She acquired all the knowledge needed to maintain all her plans and be there for others as needed. A Time to Love…Geraldine married Calvin “Bear” Adams in 1952. The union was
blessed with six siblings, Douglas, Yetta, Darrell, Melva, Lamarr and Deirdre.A Time to Serve…Geraldine received Christ and was baptized at an early age at Capital View Baptist Church under the late Rev. John Fowler, Sr. She was also a Choir member. Geraldine began her career with the District Government as a Pre-School teacher with Department of Recreation, then A Community Aid at Evans Junior High School, Stuart Junior High School and Woodson High School, shaping and motivating the minds of the youth that she came in contact with until her unfortunate on the job injury. Earlier on Geraldine and her late husband, Calvin Adams sponsored a baseball team called the Trojan AC’s consisting of the young boys in the neighborhood and sponsored trips every summer to assure that the children in the neighborhood would have a positive summer experience every year. They took trips to Coney Island, Hershey Park, Philadelphia Baseball Stadium, etc. Geraldine also pierced the ears of almost every young girl in the neighborhood. Soon after the death of her dear friend Marvin Gaye, Jr., she decided to sponsor local events in his memory to showcase talent in and around the D.C. area for all who inspired to be recognized. Her dream was to have the Watts Playground named in honor of Marvin Gaye, Jr. That was accomplished and she lived to see her dream come true. Her legacy will live on through her siblings to keep the venue moving forward. A Time to Live…Geraldine was a people person with an infectious personality that was received by most. She loved music, dancing, shopping, and traveling to various countries, abstract drawings were her passion, but more than life she loved her family especially the babies. A Time to Rest…Geraldine “Peasie” Adams entered her eternal rest with the Lord Jesus Christ, on October 15, 2010.A Time to Mourn…Geraldine is preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband Calvin, sisters, Jennette, Theresa, and Shirley, brother Richard and step-daughter Yetta. She leaves to cherish her memory, sons Douglas and Darrell, daughters Melva, Lamarr, and Deirdre, brother George Trice, nineteen grandchildren, thirty-six great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren, a large extended family, and a host of devoted friends.