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Benjamin Franklin Adkins
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Birth: May 7, 1894
Piatt County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 1964
Mount Zion
Macon County
Illinois, USA

Benjamin F. Adkins, 70, died June 9, 1964 in the Woodlawn Nursing Center at Mt Zion. Funeral services were conducted in Decatur with burial in Monticello Cemetery.

He was born in Bement on May 7, 1894 a s/o Charles Adkins (1863-1941) and Dora E. Farrow Adkins (1869-1944). On April 15, 1947 he was married to Pearl B. Jones (1896-1962) who died February 4, 1962. He leaves two stepo-daughters: Mrs. Dobert Barnett and Catherine Benton, both of Lovington; a stepson, Lloyd Dodd of Decatur; four sisters: Mrs. Ella Campbell, Monticello; Mrs. Ruth Shirey, Decatur; Mrs. Martha Wallbaum, Springfield and Mrs. Mary Rigan, Bloomington; and two brothers: Roy S. of Montclair NJ; and F. Howard, Springfield.

He was a veteran of World War I; member of the Bement Methodist Church; and Castle-Williams American Legion Post. He retired in 1960 from the A. E. Staley Co., Decatur after 38 years with the company.

Piatt Co Republican June 18, 1964


Additional Siblings:
Frederick Howard Adkins 1904-1974 buried at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield
Martha Adkins Wallbaum 1910-2002 buried at Ashland Cemetery, Springfield
Grace E Adkins Preiss 1902-1953 buried in Oak Park, IL

Family links: 
  Charles Adkins (1863 - 1941)
  Dora Ellen Farrow Adkins (1869 - 1944)
  Pearl B. Jones Adkins (1896 - 1962)*
  Dora Ella Adkins Campbell (1889 - 1977)*
  Charles Otis Adkins (1892 - 1953)*
  Benjamin Franklin Adkins (1894 - 1964)
  Reuben Adkins (1896 - 1916)*
  Roy S Adkins (1898 - 1975)*
  Ruth Adkins Shirey (1900 - 1972)*
  Frederick Howard Adkins (1904 - 1974)*
  Martha Adkins Wallbaum (1910 - 2002)*
  Mary Adkins Rigan (1911 - 1975)*
*Calculated relationship
Monticello Cemetery
Piatt County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Max Turpin
Record added: Jun 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27288403
Benjamin Franklin Adkins
Added by: Trixy Adkins Corley
Benjamin Franklin Adkins
Added by: Trixy Adkins Corley
Benjamin Franklin Adkins
Added by: Max Turpin
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