Ada Tomerlin


Ada Tomerlin, 89, of Payson, died May 6, 2006 in Payson. She was born Jan. 4, 1917 in Duncan.

She was an Arizona native of 89 years.

She married Henry Tomerlin in 1935 in Superior where she resided for the remainder of her life.

Mrs. Tomerlin raised three children and owned and operated a florist shop until 1968.

After her son died, she was active in her local Baptist church and was lovingly known as Adabo by her family and friends.

She is survived by her daughter, Sue Jackson of Phoenix; son, Buck Tomerlin of Payson; 11 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Tomerlin was preceded in death by her husband, Henry, and son, Ted Tomerlin.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 13 at the Superior Baptist Church, with burial in Superior Cemetery.

An online guest book is available at

Arrangements handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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