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“Dear Grandma Adkins, First, I want to tell you how an amazing person you are. I love and miss our long conversations we had together on the phone. I...Read More »
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“My Mamaw will be missed and loved forever!! I LOVE her more than life. I will love you forever Mamaw! ”
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“Linda,so sorry to here about your mother. She seemed to have loved you all very much when I met her. I lost my mother 3 years ago and miss her so...Read More »
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“Jeannie, I am sorry to hear about Elizabeth's passing. I remember hearing my mother, Lillie Mannon speak of her often when I was growing up. Love and...Read More »
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“We love you so much! We will miss you until we meet again. I have comfort knowing your rejoicing in heaven and pain free. Love you always. ”
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Elizabeth C. Adkins 85, of Pedro, passed away Friday, January 11, 2013 at the Hospice Care Center in Ashland, KY. The Logan, WV native was born March 6, 1927 the daughter of the late Ira Lon and Ora Salmons Hager-Massie. She is preceded in death by her husband Everett Adkins whom passed away March 19, 1993.

Mrs. Adkins attended Proctorville Schools and was a nurses aid for 18 years for the Lawrence County General Hospital. She was of the Pentecostal faith and a member of Souls Harbor Church in Raceland, KY. Mrs. Adkins enjoyed sewing, gardening, watching soap operas, and donating her time to help people in need that lived in her community.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by:
brothers: Harvey Nathaniel Hager, Ruford Dalford Hager, Oscar Thurman Hager, William Kenneth Hager, Lloyd Edward Hager, James Earl Hager
two sisters: Lula Irene Hager Lucas, and Betty Lou Hager Abner
three grandchildren: Terry Michael Adkins Jr., Spicie Renee Adkins, and Angel Dawn McGinnis

She is survived by:
three daughters and two sons-in-law: Canzazy and Larry Edwards of West Hamlin, WV, Carol and Al Knotts of Ashland, and Linda and Doug Collins of Ironton
three sons and daughters-in-law: Everett and Sherri Adkins Jr. of Pedro, David and Regina Adkins of Kitts Hill, and Terry and Becky Adkins of South Point
22 grandchildren 43 great-grandchildren 6 great-great-grandchildren
four sisters:Addie Mae Hager Wheeler of Way Cross, GA, Rebecca Jean Hager Campbell of Florida, Mary Margaret Hager Wilson of Missouri, and Evelyn Ruth Hager Gannon of Ironton.
and several special friends including Marsha Gail Adkins and Jerry Bayless

Funeral services will be 11:00AM Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 South Seventh Street, Ironton, OH with Rev. Timothy Gillette officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 6-9PM at the funeral home. At the family's request, donations can be made to the Hospice Care Center, 2330 Pollard Road, Ashland, KY 41101.

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