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Bernie Adkins, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1928
Sioux
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 2006
Erwin
Unicoi County
Tennessee, USA





ERWIN Mr. Bernie "Junior" Adkins, Age 78, 142 Kerns Street, Erwin, died Wednesday, February 14, 2007, at his residence.

He was a native of Yancey County, North Carolina, but had spent most of his life in Unicoi County. Mr. Adkins was a son of the late Bernie and Lyda Adkins. He retired in 1990 from the Clinchfield Railroad, where he had worked for forty years as a signalman. Mr. Adkins was of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include: His wife of 51 years, Faye Miller Adkins; Two daughters, Katrina Pate and husband, Norman, and Amy Adkins, all of Erwin; Four brothers, Gerald Adkins and wife, Hazel, Max Adkins and wife, Janice, Steve Adkins and wife, Judy, all of Erwin, Willis Adkins, Greenmountain, North Carolina; Four sisters, Joanne Wilson, Geneieve Yates and husband, Kenneth, and Gwanda Runion, all of Erwin, and Berniece Miller and husband, Farrell, Burnsville, North Carolina; One granddaughter, Miranda "Mandy" Thomas and husband, Aaron, of Erwin; Two great grandchildren, Gabriel Thomas and Isabella Thomas; Several nephews, nieces, cousins and friends also survive.

Funeral service for Mr. Adkins will be held at 7:00 P.M. Saturday from the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Larry Edwards will officiate. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Saturday at the funeral home and other times at the residence, 142 Kerns Street, Erwin. Committal service will be held at 2:30 P.M. Sunday in their private family cemetery, Greenmountain, North Carolina. Family, minister, pallbearers and friends are requested to assemble at the cemetery by 2:20 P.M. Sunday.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at rfledford@earthlink.net.

Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is in charge of the arrangements. 423-743-1380






 
 
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 Parents:
  Burnie Adkins (1901 - 1981)
  Lyda Adkins Adkins (1905 - 1997)
 
 Sibling:
  Gerald Adkins (1926 - 2010)*
  Bernie Adkins (1928 - 2006)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jr. Adkins Cemetery
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Judy
Record added: Oct 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22433935
Bernie Adkins, Jr
Added by: Judy
 
Bernie Adkins, Jr
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Bernie Adkins, Jr
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WE MISS YOU AND THINK ABOUT YOU EVERY DAY! HOLIDAYS ARE NOT THE SAME WITHOUT YOU! KATRINA AND NORMAN
- katrina pate
 Added: May. 25, 2009
Papaw, we love you! We miss you alot watch over us!
- Isabella and Gabriel
 Added: Jan. 18, 2009
We love and miss you Papaw
- Gabriel and Isabella
 Added: Oct. 24, 2007
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