Obituary – Adkins, Virgil Luther, 1990

Obituary of Virgil Luther Adkins, 1990:

Virgil Luther Adkins, 57, of Oliver Springs, died July 14 at 9:10 p.m. at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.  Adkins had suffered from black lung disease.

Adkins was born in Scott County and was a retired Windrock coal miner with the Windrock Coal & Mining Co.  He had also worked for the Oliver Springs Mining Co.

He was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was a member of Union Valley Baptist Church in Windrock.

Prior to his illness he employed fishing and camping.

Adkins is survived by his wife, Girlie Mae Seiber Adkins; three sons and daughters-in-law, Danny J. and Wanda Adkins of Windrock, Gary L. (Donnie) and Mariella Adkins of Frost Bottom and Terry and Cindy Adkins of Dalton, Ga.; two daughters and a son-in-law, Rhonda Diane Patterson of Oliver Springs and Donna Renee and Jimmy Lively of Coalfield; his mother, Lucille Gibson Adkins of Windrock; one brother, Sterling Adkins of Windrock; four sisters, Masie Leach of Frost Bottom, Mary Aslinger of Windrock, Wanda Jones of Oliver Springs, and Gayla Falco of Panama, eight grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, a step-great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral was held at Union Valley Baptist Church on July 17 at 2 p.m.  The Rev. Hoye Bunch and the Rev. Steve Seiber officiated.  Interment was at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.

Clinton Courier-News, July 18, 1990.

[Transcribed by Stephanie A. Hill from a photocopy of the microfilm in the genealogy vertical files at the Lake City Library.]

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