|Birth: ||Feb. 19, 1927|
|Death: ||Jan. 27, 2012|
Funeral services for Charles F. (Papa) Adkins Sr., 84, of Pine Bluff died January 27, 2012 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center will be Saturday 11 a.m. at Family Time Church 501 Ohio Street, Rev. Michael Williams pastor, Rev. Charles Adkins Jr. officiating.
He was born February 19, 1927 in Sicily Island, La., son of the late Rev. R.W. & Josephine Perry Adkins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Roman W. Adkins, Jr.; wife of 30 years, Ethel L. Adkins. He attended the Sicily Island School District for 11 years. In 1959 he moved to Pine Bluff where he joined Mt. Zion MBC there he was ordained as a Deacon. He was a member of the Christland Wonders for 32 years. He later joined the Sensational Soul Revivals, he was also a lead singer for the Mighty Gospelettes singers.
He worked at Arkansas Oak Flooring Saw Mill for 35 years and the White Hall School District.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Adkins of Pine Bluff; three sons, Rev. Charles (LaTasha) Adkins of Pine Bluff; Leslie (Kim) Adkins of Little Rock, Stanley (Kwame) Adkins of Port Allen, La.; daughter, Bertha Ray Johnson of Jacksonville, Fla.; three sister in laws, four brother in-laws, 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews.
Visitations may be made Friday 7-8 p.m.
Remains will lie instate at the church Saturday 10 a.m. until funeral time.
Burial will be in Forest lawn Cemetery by Perry Funeral Home
Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery
Created by: Steve & Mary Olive
Record added: Feb 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84391040