|Birth: ||May 12, 1922|
|Death: ||Jul. 28, 2002|
New Madrid County
Esther Jewell Adkins, 80, died July 28, 2002, at her home in Morehouse, MO.
Born May 12, 1922, at Curtis, AR, daughter of the late George Thomas and Pearl Anna Gentles McGuirt, Esther had resided in Arkansas until 1939 and has lived in the Essex and Morehouse area since. She attended the Baptist Church.
On Nov. 20, 1942, in Gray Ridge, MO, she married Joseph Elvin Adkins who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Elvin Dennis and Polly Adkins; one daughter and son-in-law, Linda Jo and Freddie Copeland; five grandchildren, Angela Adkins, Tammy Houseman, Derek Housman, Brian Godair and Lee Ann Godair; and five great-grandchildren. Other relatives and friends also survive.
Six brothers and two sisters preceded her in death.
Visitation was at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home.
Services were scheduled at the Big Ridge Baptist Church, 10 miles south of Morehouse. The Rev. Jack Lewis of Lilbourn officiated.
Burial followed in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.
July 29, 2002 Sikeston Standard Democrat
Joseph Elvin Adkins (1921 - 2005)
Memorial Park Cemetery
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Record added: Jul 11, 2009
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