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Prudie Keeton Adkins
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1914
Lenox
Morgan County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 25, 2008
Dayton
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA

PRUDIE (KEETON) ADKINS
(June 16, 1914 - February 25, 2008)

Mrs. Prudie (Keeton) Adkins (AKA: Mammie & Mamaw Prudie) went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 25, 2008 after a short illness while at the Hospice of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio. She was 93 years, 8 months & 9 days old.

Prudie was born on June 16, 1914 at Lenox, Kentucky in Morgan County. She was the daughter of the late Sanford & Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Howerton) Keeton of Morgan County, Kentucky. Prudie was the 4th of 12 children whom were all born in Morgan County, Kentucky:
1) James Keeton - DOB: 09/28/1911,
2) Ida Keeton - DOB: 09/06/1912,
3) Nannie Keeton - DOB: 09/06/1912,
4) Prudie Keeton - DOB: 06/16/1914,
5) Noah Keeton - DOB: 05/15/1915,
6) Earl Keeton - DOB: 12/23/1917,
7) Ren Keeton - DOB: 06/12/1919,
8) Bessie Keeton - DOB: 03/22/1922,
9) Nora Keeton - DOB: 12/20/1923,
10) Emma Keeton - DOB: 06/04/1925,
11) Effie Keeton - DOB: 06/18/1927 &
12) Josephine Keeton - DOB: 02/22/1929.

Prudie married John Riley "Jay" Adkins on February 15, 1930 in West Liberty, Kentucky. Jay was the son of the late Ira & Rachel (Ball) Adkins of West Liberty, Kentucky. Prudie & Jay were the parents of 16 children:
1) Pearlie Adkins - DOB: 04/01/1931,
2) Avery Adkins - DOB: 03/16/1932,
3) Rachel Adkins - DOB: 06/01/1933,
4) Dorothy Adkins - DOB: 12/19/1934,
5) Curtis Adkins - DOB: 08/22/1936,
6) Charles Calvin Adkins - DOB: 09/01/1937,
7) James "Russell" Adkins - DOB: 08/10/1939,
8) Linda "Lina May" Adkins - DOB: 01/23/1942,
9) Earl Adkins - DOB: 09/28/1943,
10) Edna Adkins - DOB: 06/27/1945,
11) Harold Adkins - DOB: 01/03/1947,
12) Margie Ethel Adkins - DOB: 11/14/1948,
13) Bob Adkins - DOB: 11/24/1950,
14) Carl Lee Adkins - DOB: 11/04/1952,
15) Brenda Sue Adkins - DOB: 02/11/1955 &
16) Denzil Dale Adkins - DOB: 10/07/1957

Prudie was preceded in death by her parents. Her father died in December of 1966 at Neon, Kentucky & he is buried in Pound, Virginia. Her mother died shortly after child birth of her 12th child on February 22, 1929. Prudie's mother is buried in the Caskey Cemetery located at Elkfork, Kentucky in Morgan County. She was also preceded in death by 4 brothers (James, Noah, Earl & Ren) & 5 sisters (Ida, Nannie, Bessie, Nora & Emma).

Prudie was preceded in death by husband, Jay Adkins, on February 23, 1970 in West Liberty, KY. He is buried in the Ira & Rachel (Ball) Adkins Family Cemetery located near Lenox, Kentucky in Morgan County.

Prudie was also preceded in death by 11 of her 16 children: 1) Avery on 12/10/1962, 2) Rachel on 10/28/2000, 3) Dorothy on 04/18/2002, 4) Curtis on 11/23/1936, 5) Charles on 09/19/1953, 6) Russell on 07/06/1963, 7) Lina May on 10/24/2006, 8) Edna on 02/12/1996, 9) Harold on 07/01/2005, 10) Carl Lee on 01/15/1975 & 11) Denzil on 01/07/1999.

Avery, Curtis, Charles & Russell are all buried in the Ira & Rachel (Ball) Adkins Cemetery near Lenox, Kentucky in Morgan County. Rachel, Lina May, Enda & Denzil are all buried in the Woodland Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio. Dorothy is buried in the Perry Cemetery near Twentysix, Kentucky. Harold is buried in the Springboro Cemetery in Springboro, Ohio. Carl Lee is buried in the Fannin Cemetery at Crockett, Kentucky.

Prudie is survived by two sisters, Josephine Richardson & Effie Fannon; three daughters, Pearlie Caskey of North Middletown, Kentucky, Margie Kelly of Dayton, Ohio & Brenda Tipton of Dayton, Ohio & two sons, Earl Adkins of Ezel, Kentucky & Bob Adkins of Dayton, Ohio; two son-in-laws, Bob Evans & Wayne Brewer both of Dayton, Ohio & three daughter-in-laws, Shirley Adkins of Ezel, Kentucky, Patricia Adkins of Franklin, Ohio & Nancy Adkins of Dayton, Ohio. Prudie was also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren & great-great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces & nephews.

Funeral services were conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, February 29, 2008 at the George C. Martin Funeral Home ("North Dayton Chapel") located at 5040 Frederick Pike at Needmore Road in Dayton, Ohio. Pastors Lonnie Mackie & Dorsie Fyffe officiated the service with burila at the Woodland Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio.

Pallbearers: Family & Friends

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Prudie (Keeton) Adkins is the paternal grandmother of this Find-A-Grave volunteer. She was a dear & sweet lady. I always told her that she was like a "Angel on Earth." I miss her very much, but I know that she is better place now & is reunited with her loved ones that went on before her. Her memory will live on in our hearts & thoughts forever.
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 Spouse:
  John Riley "Jay" Adkins (1910 - 1970)*
 
 Children:
  Avery Adkins (1932 - 1962)*
  Rachel Adkins Wolfenbarger (1933 - 2000)*
  Dorothy Adkins Fugett (1934 - 2002)*
  Curtis Adkins (1935 - 1935)*
  Charles Calvin Adkins (1936 - 1953)*
  James Russell Adkins (1938 - 1963)*
  Linda May Adkins Evans (1942 - 2006)*
  Earl Adkins (1943 - 2014)*
  Edna Adkins Helton-Little (1945 - 1996)*
  Carl Lee Adkins (1952 - 1975)*
  Denzil Dale Adkins (1957 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum
Dayton
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Greg Adkins
Originally Created by: Pam Holeton
Record added: Mar 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24975505
Prudie <i>Keeton</i> Adkins
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I love & miss you so much Mamaw. I think about you often & today I could not keep my mind off from thinking about you. I look forward to seeing you in Heaven.
- Greg Adkins
 Added: Dec. 25, 2013
Happy Mother's Day to One of the Best Mamaw's in the Whole Wide World. I love & miss you very much.
- Greg Adkins
 Added: May. 12, 2013

-Anonymous
 Added: May. 18, 2011
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