|Birth: ||Feb. 1, 1924|
|Death: ||Apr. 18, 2011|
James W. Adkins (1924 - 2011)
James Weston Adkins, 87, passed away Monday, April 18, 2011, in Bedford. Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Greenwood Funeral Home Chapel, 3100 White Settlement Rd., Fort Worth. Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in the name of James Adkins to Covenant Christian Academy, Tuition Assistance Program. Please contact 817-281-4333, ext. 156.
James was born Feb. 1, 1924, in Thalia to Cap Adkins and Georgie Huntley Adkins. He attended Thalia High School and Texas Tech University where he played basketball. He married Louise McKinley on Sept. 25, 1943. He lived in Fort Worth and Amarillo before moving his family to Arlington where he was the owner of Park Plaza Auto Parts. He was also a Mason with the Crowell Lodge. James and Louise raised their six children in Arlington and retired in North Richland Hills. They would have celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary in September. James was preceded in death by his parents, Cap and Georgie Adkins; and brother, Houston Adkins.
Survivors: Wife, Louise Adkins; children, Cathy Adkins of North Richland Hills, Delores Heilman and husband, Jay, of Euless, Debby Shaver and husband, Sterling, of Waxahachie, Jimmy Adkins of North Richland Hills, Cindy Taylor and husband, Jimmy, of Colleyville, Bill Adkins and wife, Daphne, of Frisco; grandchildren, Hal Thomas Perry Jr., Stephen D. Perry, Amy Shaver Fisher, Mendy Shaver Shugart, Micah Taylor, Calah Taylor Alexander, Hudson Taylor, Jackson Taylor, Brittany Adkins, Brenna Adkins, Bryce Adkins; great-grandchildren, Steven Wheeler, Will Perry, Emma Shugart, Tucker Shugart, Sienna Alexander, Charlotte Alexander and Liam Alexander; brother, Douglas Adkins and wife, Wanda of Borger; and sister, Mary Matthews of Pflugerville.
Published in Star-Telegram on April 20, 2011
Katherine Elaine Adkins (1945 - 2013)*
Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum
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Record added: Apr 20, 2011
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