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Llewellyn "Lew" Adkins
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Birth: Nov. 28, 1876
West Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1951
Butte County
California, USA

*Son of Millard Fillmore and Harriet E. (nee Kinder) Adkins.

Chico Enterprise-Record, March 23, 1951: "Llewellyn Adkins Is Taken by Death: Llewellyn Adkins, a resident of the Durham district for the past 23 years, died this morning at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Oroville. He had been in ill health for several years.

He was born in West Virginia, November 28, 1876 and spent the most of his life there. He came to Durham 25 years ago and has worked as a butcher most of his life.

Besides his wife, he is survived by seven children, Mrs. Doris Hiatt, Mrs. Thelma Snowden and Bobby Adkins, of Durham, Mrs. Gladys O'Farrell and Dale Adkins, of Chico, Mrs. Maxine Killingsworth, of Nelson, and Floyd Adkins of Sacramento; a sister, Mrs. Fannie Thayer, of Hanford; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock in the Huddleston Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ellsworth A. Benedict, of the Durham Community Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Chico Burial Society Cemetery."

*From the Death Certificate on file with the State of California: The son of Millard Adkins and Harriett (Kinder) Adkins, both born in West Virginia, Mr. Adkins served in the Spanish American War. Burial was at the Burial Society Cemetery on March 26, 1951.

*From Remembrance Card: Pallbearers for the services were Harry Snowden, Phil Philyaw, Earnest Merrithew, Jess Coon, Bert Strong, and Roy Ford.

SOURCE: Durham Cemetery, (c) 1994. by Adriana Farley and Marilyn Corley. 
Family links: 
  Millard Fillmore Adkins (1854 - 1930)
  Bertha Isabelle King Adkins (1875 - 1926)
  Hazel Lillian McClung Adkins (1886 - 1964)
  Doris Lillian Adkins Hiatt (1908 - 2001)*
  Lynn Adkins (1911 - 1934)*
  Gladys Irene Adkins O'Farrell (1919 - 2006)*
  Thelma Lucille Adkins Snowden (1922 - 2013)*
  Dale Kenneth Adkins (1925 - 1996)*
  Llewellyn Adkins (1876 - 1951)
  Floyd Snowden Adkins (1878 - 1936)*
  William A. Adkins (1899 - 1935)*
  Roy Golden Adkins (1902 - 1965)*
*Calculated relationship

*Gray polished granite marker, 36 x 12 x 4" set on double cement slab. Shares marker w/Hazel L. Adkins
Durham Cemetery
Butte County
California, USA
Plot: D-255 Intered Mar. 26, 1951
Maintained by: Adriana
Originally Created by: Laural N. D.
Record added: Apr 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26013341
Llewellyn Lew Adkins
Added by: Adriana
Llewellyn Lew Adkins
Added by: Laural N. D.
Llewellyn Lew Adkins
Added by: Laural N. D.
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- Spanish American War
 Added: May. 16, 2015

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