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James Clair "Lightbread" Adkins
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1893
Madison County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 9, 1952
Shreveport
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA

Obituary from the Shreveport Times newspaper, May 11, 1952, Sunday, p. 7:

Adkins Rites Slated Today

Funeral services for James C. (Lightbread) Adkins, 57, who died unexpectedly Friday at his residence at 156 East Egan Street, will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Wellman Funeral Home Chapel.

Dr. W. A. Alexander, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, will officiate and burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery. The American Legion will conduct graveside rites.

Adkins was owner of the Lake Cliff tourist courts and had been a resident of Shreveport for the past 35 years. A native of Tennessee, he was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Lowe-McFarlane Post 14 of the American Legion.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Marie Adkins; four brothers, Hollis and Alvin Adkins, both of Memphis, Tenn., Hubert Adkins of Humboldt, Tenn.; and three sisters, Mrs. Laura Scruggs of Seneth, Mrs. Willie Hollifield of Humboldt, and Mrs. Mary Eanes of Jackson, Tenn.

Active pallbearers are James Despit, Robert Cavett, R. L. Williams, C. V. Ing, P. D. Trantham, and Kenneth Knox.
 
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Shreveport
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Masonic Rest, Lot 307
 
Created by: Shawn Bohannon
Record added: Oct 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60498679
 


- Shawn Bohannon
 Added: Mar. 19, 2011
 
 
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