Rayone was born in September of 1927 in Bountiful, daughter of Raymond D. and Martha B. Edmonds. She has spent most of her life in Davis County. Rayone married Merlin L. Adams in June, 1944. Merlin and Rayone have five children: Tracy, Dwight, Nina, Leslie (deceased), and Wesley. Rayone has 29 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.