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Plura Clara "Prairie Flower" Maxie-Skaggs-Eldridge-Diles Adkins
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1897
Lawrence County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 1984
Scioto County
Ohio, USA

Portsmouth Daily Times, Monday, August 27, 1984 - Beaver-
Funeral Service for Plura Adkins, 86, of Best Care
Nursing Home, Wheelersburg, a former resident of Beaver
Route 2, who died Saturday at Mercy Hospital, is planned
2 p.m. Tuesday at Erwin-Dodson Funeral Home in Minford.
A Lawrence County, KY., Native, she was preceded in death
by her first husband, Isaac Eldridge, in 1926. Survivors
include two sons, Ray Adkins of Columbus and Karl Adkins
of Beaver; three daughters, Mrs. Thurman (Betty) Parker and
Rosemary Parker, both of Minford Route 1, and Mrs. Marvin
(Frances) Conkel of Fern Park, Fla.; a brother, Martin Skaggs
of Stephens, KY.; two sisters, Virtie Barker and Myrtle
Maxie, both of Martha, KY.; 59 grandchildren; 97 great-
grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. Buria
l is to be in Batterson Cemetery near Minford. Friends ma
y call at the funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m. today and fro
m 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday.

*08 October 1927 Marriage License Application, William Diles
Plura Eldridge - His parents stated as Thomas Diles and
Miranda Rigsby and William is a widower. Plura's parents
stated as Harrison Skaggs and Rinda Maxie.

Death Certificate Notes: Informant: Karl Adkins
Marrital Status Divorced
Cause of Death: Cardiac Arrest, Circulatory dep

*Plura stated on her marriage certificate with Isaac Eldridge
that her mother was Rinda Maxie and her father is "now Skaggs".

*Plura said that she quit the 3rd grade to get married.
Veronica (her granddaughter) hadn't been able to attend much
and she probably had a total education of the 3rd grade
(source: Veronica "Ronni" Adkins Duncan Elliott)
Family links: 
  Issac Henry Eldridge (1893 - 1927)
  Robert Adkins (1900 - 1971)
  Frances Eldridge-Albertson Conkel (1920 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Batterson Cemetery
Scioto County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Brenda Heibert-Conkel
Record added: May 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36791444
Plura Clara Prairie Flower <i>Maxie-Skaggs-Eldridge-Diles</i> Adkins
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