|Birth: ||Jul. 14, 1928|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 14, 2006|
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is in charge of the arrangements. 423-743-1380
Burnie Adkins (1901 - 1981)
Lyda Adkins Adkins (1905 - 1997)
Gerald Adkins (1926 - 2010)*
Bernie Adkins (1928 - 2006)
Jr. Adkins Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Judy
Record added: Oct 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22433935