|Birth: ||Mar. 23, 1917|
|Death: ||Jul. 16, 2002|
Virginia Ruth Beckham Adkins, formerly of Lake Jackson, Texas, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at Willowbrook Nursing home in Nacogdoches, Texas.
Gravesite services will be at Restwood Memorial Park in Lake Jackson, Saturday, July 20, 2002, at 10:00 a.m., with Rev. John Hatch officiating.
Virginia was born in Mexia, Texas, March 23, 1917 to Jesse Beckham and Ruth Hamilton Beckham and reared in Coolidge, Texas. She and her husband Dave Adkins had a dry cleaning business in Lake Jackson and a grocery store in Alvarado, Texas. She returned to the coast in the late 1960's and managed Manor House Inn in Houston until she retired. She then moved back to Lake Jackson and sold real estate at Property Services for several years before moving to East Texas. She was a longstanding member of Lake Jackson First Baptist Church.
Her daughter Billie Dunn and husband Bill Mays of Minden, Texas, and daughter Gayle Morrow of Annapolis, Maryland survive Virginia. She leaves four grandchildren: Benny Dunn & wife Nettie, Kent Barnes, Jesse Morrow, and Katie Morrow; six great-grandchildren: Heather Dunn, Jeramy Dunn, Carissa Dunn, Malissa Dunn, Keith Ryder, and Tyler Pinter; two great-great-grandchildren: Chelsea Therrien and Dylan Dunn.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Elizabeth "Libby" Salmon and grandson Bobby Lee Dunn.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association
(source: Brazosport Facts)
William David Adkins (1911 - 1979)*
Restwood Memorial Park
Plot: Center Section 1
Created by: Lois Martin McDonald
Record added: Jul 26, 2009
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