Adele Amanda Moten, was born on June 20, 1951, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to the late Francis and Robert Moten. In addition to her parents, Adele was preceded in death by her brothers, Bobby, Lee, and Lonnie Moten.
Adele was educated in the Harrisburg Public School system, where she graduated from John Harris High School. Adele lived in Las Vegas for some time with her children. In Las Vegas, she worked at the Stardust Hotel as a Keno writer. In PA, Adele was employed by Harristown Development Corporation for 15 years as a Receptionist. After Harristown she worked at the Hilton Towers in the maintenance department.
Adele’s family and friends meant a lot to her, including Precious, her loving dog. Adele loved to cook, play with Precious and sing her gospel music. She also collected miniature dolls that she loved dearly. Her favorite song was “Take Me to the King” by Tamela Mann. Adele enjoyed watching her soaps, game shows and NBA Basketball, especially Stephen Curry. Michael Strahan was her favorite television show host on The $100,000 Pyramid and Good Morning America.
Adele may have left this earth but not without leaving her mark on the many who loved and admired her. Adele leaves to celebrate her life and memory, her brother, Francis “Frank” (Shirley) Moten, her sons, Dijuan and James Barber, eight grandchildren, Kiera, Kylie, Jasmine, Jerrick, Dontae, Kayla, Mattie and Thomas, five great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews including Traci Wright, Tonya Brown, Sharlene, Darlene and a host of other caring family and friends.Adele adored her inlaws who were a very big part of her life. A special thank you to the Barbers, who were always there and included her as family.
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