TeJay Tay Adams, 34 of Amarillo, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at Messiah’s House with Rodolfo “Bear” Naranjo officiating. Interment followed at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Umbarger under the direction of Beeson ~ Morrison Funeral Directors. Military graveside honors were provided by VFW Post 1475.

TeJay was born on May 27, 1987, in Amarillo to Kennith and Shannon Woolsey Adams. TeJay honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corp for 5 years.

TeJay married Michala on November 10, 2021, a fitting date considering it is the birthday of the Marine Corp.

TeJay was preceded in death by his grandmothers: Anna Marie Hoffman Adams and Jean Woolsey; and brother: Tyson Adams.

TeJay is survived by his wife, Michala Adams of the home; children: Tallis Adams, Vina Adams, Mario Hermosillo, Emma Yearwood, Brigham Berend and Charlie Berend; father: Kennith Adams of Canyon; mother: Shannon Adams of Amarillo; grandfather: LaDean Adams of Canyon; and numerous other extended family members and friends.

The family suggests with gratitude that memorials be made to Thomas E Creek VA Medical Center, Suicide Prevention Program, 6010 W Amarillo Blvd, Amarillo TX 79106.