|Birth: ||Feb. 11, 1919|
|Death: ||Sep. 26, 2009|
Edna Allen "Bea" Adkins, of Richmond, daughter of the late Weldon and Edna Allen of Charles City County, entered into the presence of her savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, September 26, 2009.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon; one sister and brother.
She is survived by four daughters, Edna Dickerson (Louis), Barbara Shaw (David), Gwendolyn Woolfolk and Maude "Beth" Henderson; 11 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson; one sister; five brothers; two sisters-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Remains rested at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th Street. Remains laid in state Wednesday, September 30, 2009, at 11:30am, at First Union Baptist Church, 3510 Dill Rd., where funeral services were held at 12:30pm. Dr. Millard Boone, interim pastor, Rev. Linwood Jones officiated, Rev. Dr. Burrell A. Smith Jr., eulogist. Interment Richmond National Veterans Cemetery, Williamsburg Road.
Published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch from 9/27/2009 - 9/29/2009
Weldon E. Allen (1892 - 1965)
Edna J. Allen (1893 - 1991)
Leon Adkins (1917 - 1982)*
Richmond National Cemetery
Plot: Section 15A, Site 6901.
Created by: Joyce Vaughan
Record added: Sep 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42509673