|Birth: ||Jan. 2, 1923|
|Death: ||May 14, 2007|
Evelyn M. Adkins
Evelyn M. Adkins, 84, of Ravenswood died May 14, 2007, at CAMC Memorial in Charleston, W.Va., after a long illness.
She was born Jan. 2, 1923, in Louisa, Ky., a daughter of the late Charlie and Susie Thornhill Moore. She was a member and held many offices at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Ravenswood. She was a 1941 graduate of Washington District High School in Alum Creek, W.Va. She worked for the U.S. Department of Defense during World War II. She was a retired bookkeeper. She was also owner of the Victoria Inn, Ravenswood. She was an avid bowler. She was a member of Heart and Hand Rebekah Lodge for more than 50 years, where she served in every office as a pianist, secretary/treasurer and as Noble Grand. She was District Deputy for lodges in Ravenswood, Cottageville, Ripley, Spencer and Walton, W.Va. She was a member and former office holder of Charleston 7 L.A.P.M., a ladies military branch of the Odd Fellows. She was also bookkeeper for her husband, Noble Adkins, while he served his terms as Justice of the Peace. In August 1962, Evelyn and Noble Adkins were married for time and eternity and sealed all of their children at the Temple at Logan, Utah.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Noble Adkins of the home; daughter, Helen Sue Barnard of Fairfax, Va.; adopted son, Shirley Lemley of Ravenswood; two grandchildren, Todd Mitchell Bibbee and Jessica Lynn Bibbee; three great-grandchildren, Autumn, Logan and Skylar; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Hezekiah Moore; and sisters, Lucille Thorn, Mildred Stone and Geneva Grealis.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Ravenswood, with Patriarch and Elder Paul V. Hinman, President Stephen Angus and Elder Seldon Angus officiating. Burial will be in Jackson County Memory Gardens, Cottageville, W.Va. Friends may visit from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood.
Source Citation: Newspaper: Parkersburg News, The/Sentinel; Publication Date: 17 May 2007; Publication Place: Parkersburg, WV, United States
Jackson County Memory Gardens
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Grave Yard Ghost
Record added: Oct 14, 2007
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