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Llewellyn "Lew" Adkins
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Birth: Nov. 28, 1876
West Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1951
Oroville
Butte County
California, USA

Chico Enterprise-Record, March 23, 1951: "Llewellyn Adkins Is Taken by Death: Llewellyn Adkins, a resident of the Durham district for the past 23 years, died this morning at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Oroville. He had been in ill health for several years.

He was born in West Virginia, November 28, 1876 and spent the most of his life there. He came to Durham 25 years ago and has worked as a butcher most of his life.

Besides his wife, he is survived by seven children, Mrs. Doris Hiatt, Mrs. Thelma Snowden and Bobby Adkins, of Durham, Mrs. Gladys O'Farrell and Dale Adkins, of Chico, Mrs. Maxine Killingsworth, of Nelson, and Floyd Adkins of Sacramento; a sister, Mrs. Fannie Thayer, of Hanford; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock in the Huddleston Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ellsworth A. Benedict, of the Durham Community Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Chico Burial Society Cemetery."

*From the Death Certificate on file with the State of California: The son of Millard Adkins and Harriett (Kinder) Adkins, both born in West Virginia, Mr. Adkins served in the Spanish American War. Burial was at the Burial Society Cemetery on March 26, 1951.

*From Remembrance Card: Pallbearers for the services were Harry Snowden, Phil Philyaw, Earnest Merrithew, Jess Coon, Bert Strong, and Roy Ford.

SOURCE: Durham Cemetery, (c) 1994. by Adriana Farley and Marilyn Corley. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Hazel Lillian McClung Adkins (1886 - 1964)
 
 Children:
  Doris Lillian Adkins-Ferris Hiatt (1908 - 2001)*
  Lynn Adkins (1911 - 1934)*
  Gladys Adkins O'Farrell (1919 - 2006)*
  Thelma Lucille Adkins Snowden (1922 - 2013)*
  Dale K. Adkins (1925 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"LEW ADKINS
NOV.28,1876-MAR.23,1951
FATHER"

*Gray polished granite marker, 36 x 12 x 4" set on double cement slab. Shares marker w/Hazel L. Adkins
 
Burial:
Durham Cemetery
Durham
Butte County
California, USA
Plot: D-255 Intered Mar. 26, 1951
 
Maintained by: Adriana
Originally Created by: Laural N. D.
Record added: Apr 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26013341
Llewellyn Lew Adkins
Added by: Adriana
 
Llewellyn Lew Adkins
Added by: Laural N. D.
 
Llewellyn Lew Adkins
Added by: Laural N. D.
 
 
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