James Wallace Adkison age 90 a former resident of Elba, Alabama passed away Sunday, December 26, 2010 at his daughter's home in Mobile, Alabama. Graveside services will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Elba, on Thursday, December 30, 2010 beginning at 11:00 AM with Rev. Harry Driggers officiating. Burial will follow with Hayes Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be at Hayes Funeral Home on Thursday morning, December 30, from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions can be made to the University of South Alabama Children's and Women's Hospital, c/o https:// donations.childrensmiracle network.org., ph.801-214-7400. Mr. Adkison served his country during World War II in the United States Navy and will be recognized at the gravesite with Military Honors. He was a retired Brick Mason and a member of the International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craft-workers since 1949. Mr. Adkison was preceded in death by his parents Mae Wambles Adkison and Cary Adkison a daughter Carolyn Sue Adkison Armstrong, a brother Junior Adkison, and a sister Mildred Snellgrove. Survivors include Daughter-Melanie Adkison of Mobile, AL, Daughter-Kathryn Curry of Mobile, AL, Daughter-Karen Wiley of Mobile, AL, Daughter-Amy Jackura of Houston, TX, Son-James Wallace Adkison, Jr. of Mobile, AL, Son-Mike Adkison of Mobile, AL, Sister-Lillian Johnson of Leesburg, KY, Sister-Tottie Faye Huggins of Dothan, AL, and Brother-Ray Adkison of Pensacola, FL. He is also survived by eight grand-children and three great grandchildren. Hayes Funeral Home of Elba, Alabama is serving the Adkison family.
Published in the Press-Register on December 29, 2010
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