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Flora "Granny" Barnett Adkins
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Birth: May 29, 1932
Green Mountain
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 2009
Green Mountain
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA

Flora (Granny) Barnett Adkins

Green Mountain, N.C. - Flora Granny Barnett Adkins, 76, of Byrd Creek Road, Green Mountain, N.C., passed away Thursday, February 5, 2009, at her home. She was a native of Mitchell County, N.C. and the daughter of the late Willie and Hannah Ann Peterson Barnett. She was a member of Zion Upper Pigeon Roost Freewill Baptist Church. She was a Special Volunteer and Supporter of Bradshaw Volunteer Fire Department. She was a loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Friend.

Survivors include her daughter, Kay Adkins Gouge and husband, Danny, of Greeneville, Tenn.; sons, Steve Adkins and wife, Lesa, of Green Mountain, N.C., Darrell Adkins of Green Mountain, N.C., and Rick Adkins and wife, Carol, of Burnsville, N.C.; one sister, Ruth Barnett Edwards and husband, Bobby Gene, of Green Mountain, N.C.; 10 grandchildren; and 16 greatgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Boyd Adkins; brothers, J. V. Barnett, Clinton Barnett, and I. B. Barnett.

The funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday, February 7, in the chapel of Henline Hughes Funeral Home, with Ronnie Whitson officiating. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 8, at Byrd Creek Cemetery (Ray Barnett Road).

Pallbearers will be Members of Bradshaw Volunteer Fire Department.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Mitchell County P.O. Box 38 Spruce Pine, NC 28777.

Henline Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Adkins family. Condolences: Phone (828) 688-4813, Fax (828) 688-3187, Email

Published: 2009-02-06
Family links: 
  Willie Barnett (1898 - 1980)
  Hannah Ann Peterson Barnett (1903 - 1979)
  Boyd Adkins (1929 - 2004)
  Javine V. Barnett (1931 - 1957)*
  Flora Barnett Adkins (1932 - 2009)
  Clinton Barnett (1940 - 1940)*
  I. B. Barnett (1942 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
Byrd Cemetery
Mitchell County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Ronald Walter Tipton
Record added: May 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90538308
Flora Granny <i>Barnett</i> Adkins
Added by: Ronald Walter Tipton
Flora Granny <i>Barnett</i> Adkins
Added by: Ronald Walter Tipton
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- Ronald Walter Tipton
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