Whitesburg KY

Marie Adkins dies in Texas

Former Letcher County resident Marie Elizabeth Adkins, 82, died June 3 in Denison, Tex.

A daughter of the late Fred and Martha Lucas Hughes, she was born in Whitesburg. She was married to the late Willard Adkins. The couple lived at Shagtown, near Whitesburg, and moved to Texas in the early 1960s.

Surviving are three sons, Allen Adkins, Doug Adkins and Mark Adkins; three daughters, Patricia McGinnis, Kay Harris and Truby Hargrove; 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and a greatgreat grandchild, all of Denison, Tex.; a brother Jerry Hughes and wife Helen, Gainesville, Tex.; and a sister-in-law Ruby, Caudill of Lexington.

She was preceded in death by twin girls; a son, Donald Gene Adkins; three brothers, Paul Hughes, John Hughes and Donald Hughes; and two sisters, Thelma Cornett and Jaunita Raleigh.

Burial was beside her husband in Cedarlawn Memorial Park in Denison, Tex.

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