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Susan LeggSusan Lafonne Adkins Legg After a long and courageous battle with breast cancer, our beloved "Susie" departed this Monday, July 25, 2011 at the home of her "auntie" Gay Carter. She was 51 years old. Born June 15, 1961, in Logan, WV. She is the daughter and only child of Sherlene Adkins Olson. During her illness, our "Little Susie" never gave up, never lost hope and her quick humor was ever present. Susie was of the Baptist Faith and was baptized on July 22, 2011. Susie was a Fuel Specialist for the United States Marine Corp for 7 years. Serving one year in Japan. She was last employed with Lowe's in Logan, WV. Susie was preceeded in death by her beloved husband Dwight (Tykie) Legg, her stepfather, Robert Olson, her maternal grandparents Woodrow and Ellen Adkins, and her mother-in-law, Angeline Legg. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her three children, Kara Legg of Westminister, MD, Annie and jacob Legg of Verdunville, WV and her faithful companion, her dog, "Gussy" Additional survivors include her aunts and uncles, Franklin (Dee) and Sherry Adkins of Blanchard, OK, Thomas and Mary Iris Adkins of Dingess, WV, Iva Stallard and Dewey Dillon of Richmond, Kentucky, Willis and Gay Carter of Verdunville, WV, Sherry Y. Marcum and Mary Ann Bevins of Mountain Home, Arkansas. Susie is survived by an extended family and host of many, many friends. Additionally she is survived by her "special" family, Lou and Jan "Mommy Susie" Rodriguez and their two daughters Suzanna Caperton and Lela Bakos. Also, she is survived by two Brothers-in-law, Kenny Legg of Verdunville, and Melvin Legg of California and two sisters-in-law, Sara Legg of Verdunville and Francis of California. Service will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday in the James Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Carson Fannin, Nick Adams and Bill Adkins officiating. Burial will follw in the Adkins Cemetery at Mudfork with Military Gravesdie Rites. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Jason Adkins, Jammie Adkins, Aaron Adkins, Luke marcum, Scott Adkins and Brent Osborne. Homorary Pallbearers will be Joseph Carter, David Jeffers, kenny Legg, Joe Legg and Mose Vance. In lieu of flowers the family requests donation made to the Diginity Hospice of Chapmanville, WV. Online condolences may be left at www.jamesfh.com. James Funeral Home in Logan is in charge of arrangements.
Suzie was one special person She always had a smile and a kind word. The tone of her voice was calming whenever she spoke and her light always shined and her spirit was always glowing. Her presence will be missed but her memory will be in our hearts forever. If ever you've done a great job Shirlene always be proud of the job well done in rearing such a wonderful person I know she made you proud.
Charlene Perdue Aug 15 2011 12:00 AM
Annie, I'm so sorry to hear about you & your siblings loss. I can not imagine how you must feel. You & your family are in my prayers! I Love you Baby Girl!! Kristi
Kristi (Elkins) Nelson Jul 29 2011 12:00 AM
Kara: So sorry to hear of your mom's passing, Love, and Prayers for you and your family.
Pam Lambert Jul 28 2011 12:00 AM
Rest in Peace,Susan. Semper Fidelis, Gunny Jones
GySgt Garland E. Jones USMC,Ret. Jul 28 2011 12:00 AM
Suzie Q as I called her was one of the very best friends I ever had on this earth. She was so fun to be with. I loved when we took our lunch breaks together when we worked at Lowe's. It was smiles and laughter from start to finnish and that's no joke. Whatever was on your mind that may have been bothering you, it disapeared while you were hanging out with Suzie Q. To date she is the only one who's ever called me by my middle name, Louie. I have no idea why, but she just found that hilarious! lol. I will always think of her fondly, and miss her deeply. She was in fact one of my very best friends. Love you Suzie Q-Louie
Les Walls Jul 27 2011 12:00 AM
Shirlene, Kara, Annie, & Jacob: I am so sorry for your loss. I love Susan with everything in me; she is my best friend. I have never had a friend like Susan. Her laugh alone could brighten anyone's day. I will truly miss her. This world will never be the same. I love you all. Please keep in touch.
Rachel Chambers Jul 27 2011 12:00 AM
I am so sorry for the pain you all must be facing. You know we loved Susie, just as we love you guys too. If you need anything do not hesitate to give us a call.
Chanda Elkins Jul 27 2011 12:00 AM