Gene Adkins 82 of Henlawson passed away Monday April 26, 2010 at his residence following a lingering illness.He was surrounded by his wife Frances of 62 years and his children. He was born September 14, 1927 at Logan. He was the son of the late Grover Cleve and Ceclia Collins Adkins. He was also preceded in death by a son Jimmy Lee Adkins and a sister Juanita Bailey and brothers Cecil, Edmond, Ray, Charlie, James, Virgil and Johnny.
Gene is survived by 10 children sons: Pee Wee (Debbie) Adkins of Mitchell Heights, Teddy Gene (Sabrina) Adkins of Holden, Michael Dale (Kim) Adkins of McCarr, Ky, Steven Brian Adkins of Charleston, daughters: Glenna Smith of Hayes, North Carolina, Pauline (Eddie) Baisden of Delbarton, Patty (Earl) Walls of Hewett, Sherry (Drew) Jarvis of Logan, Mary Ann (Danny) Dean of Whitman and Trista (Allen) Fraley of Cooper, Texas, brother: Robert Adkins of Henlawson, sisters Ethel Napier of Huntington and Vicie Walker of Onieda, Tennessee, 24 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday April 28, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. at James Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kit Meade officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens. Visitation will begin at 12:00 P.M. at James Funeral Home. Grandsons and Son-in-laws will serve as pallbearers. Online condolences may be sent to www.jamesfh.com James Funeral Home of Aracoma is in charge of the arrangements