Feb. 20, 1898 Shongaloo Webster Parish Louisiana, USA
Aug. 12, 1971 Shreveport Caddo Parish Louisiana, USA
Obituary from the Shreveport Times newspaper, Aug. 13, 1971, Friday, p. 8-A:
Thomas F. Adkins, 73, of 440 College St., died at 11 p.m. Thursday at his home after a lengthy illness.
A cattleman, Mr. Adkins was a life-long resident of Shreveport. He was born in Shongaloo in 1898. He was a member of Highland Baptist Church and was a veteran of World War I and a member of American Legion Post 14.
Funeral services are incomplete at the Rose-Neath Funeral Home.
Survivors include his widow; 2 sons, Thomas G. Adkins, Cypress, Calif., and Ruday Adkins, Covington, La.; a step-daughter, Mrs. Jerry W. Smith, Shreveport; a sister, Mrs. J. F. O'Bier, Shongaloo; 6 brothers, Leecy Adkins, Bradley, Ark., Johnny Adkins, M. D. Adkins, Bauchman Adkins, all of Shongaloo, and the Rev. James Adkins, Georgia and 9 grandchildren.
Obituary from the Shreveport Times newspaper, Aug. 14, 1971, Saturday, p. 7-A:
Funeral services for Thomas F. Adkins, 73, of 440 College St. are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of the Rose-Neath Funeral Home. The Rev. O. P. Bazer, pastor of the Trinity Heights Baptist, and Rev. Don Harbuck, pastor of a Baptist church in El Dorado will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Park Cemetery.
Mr. Adkins died Thursday in his home after a lengthy illness.
Pallbearers will be Dan Coker, Brady McCollough, W. D. Copp, Bill Dobson, Charles B. Sentell and M. L. Sasser.