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Bessie Irene Potts Adkins
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Birth: Oct. 19, 1919
Lost City
Cherokee County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 2004
Cherokee County
Oklahoma, USA

Services for Bessie Irene (Potts) Adkins, 84, will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 223, 2004, at Reed-Culver Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Charles Duvall officiating. Burial will follow in Lost City Cemetery under the direction of Reed-Culver Funeral Home of Tahlequah.
Pallbearers will be Robert Steeber, Delmor Ray Fisher, David Smith, Jesse Barnes, Steve Thompson and Albert McMahan. Honorary pallbearers will be Buffalo Whitekiller, Willard Mitchell and Sam Howe.
Bessie Irene (Potts) Adkins was born October 19, 1919, in Lost City, to John Fergus and Carrie Lee (Briggs) Potts. She married Daniel D. Adkins on June 17, 1942, in Alexandria, Louisiana. She enjoyed being with the Gospel Barn Croup family. She also loved traveling and reading, and had a wonderful sense of humor, Bessie loved her life as a homemaker, but also found time to serve on the Lost City School Board for 35 years. Her grandchildren were the light of her life.
Bessie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Daniel D. Adkins; a special nephew, Gerald Potts; a brother, Clayton Potts; four sisters, Baby Mae Potts, Pauline Steelmon, Jessie Dunlap and Wanda Watkins.
She is survived by two daughters, Fonda Irene Fisher and husband Delmor Ray, and Brenda Ilene Steeber and husband Robert; three sisters, Hazel Baldridge, Fern Sisney and Bernice Ropp; four grandchildren, Robbie Steeber, Kelli Steeber, Kristal Smith and Danna Barnes, five great-grandchildren, Kristian, Lane and Elizabeth Smith, and Joseph and Hanna Steeber.
Obituary provided by Charlotte Stevens Schneider, Second cousin once removed
Family links: 
  John Fergus Potts (1883 - 1956)
  Carrie Lee Briggs Potts (1889 - 1969)
  Daniel Doyle Adkins (1919 - 1986)
  Mae Potts (1908 - 1909)*
  John Clayton Potts (1910 - 1983)*
  Gertha Pauline Potts Steelmon (1913 - 1992)*
  Jessie Molillie Potts Dunlap (1915 - 1999)*
  Baby Boy Potts (1917 - 1917)*
  Bessie Irene Potts Adkins (1919 - 2004)
  Opal Fern Potts Sisney (1922 - 2007)*
  Hazel Lee Potts Baldridge (1926 - 2007)*
  Wanda Verle Potts Watkins (1928 - 1999)*
  Bernis Christine Potts Ropp (1931 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Lost City Cemetery
Lost City
Cherokee County
Oklahoma, USA
Maintained by: JTGM
Originally Created by: Charlotte Schneider
Record added: Aug 06, 2008
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