Susan 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.