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Opal Marie Adkins, 85, Louisville, KY (d. Dec. 5, 2011)

She was a member of a respected Northeast Adair County family with relatives in this area. She will be returned to her final earthly resting place in Pellyton, Adair County, KY for interment.

Opal Marie Adkins, 85, of Louisville, KY passed away at Jewish Hospital, Louisville, KY, on Monday, December 5, 2011.

There will be a visitation from 4pm-8pmET/3pm-7pmCT on Thursday, December 8, 2011 at Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 8519 Preston Highway, Okolona, KY.

Family and friends will meet at 11amCT at Pellyton Cemetery, 100 Pellyton East Road, in Pellyton, Adair County, KY on Friday, December 9, 2011 for a graveside service, with Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of local arrangements. Bro. Eldon Rucker will be the officiating clergy.

Mrs. Adkins was preceded in death by her husband, James Adkins; daughters, Barbara Adkins and Linda Sanders; parents, Willie and Martha Taylor; and siblings, Ulcie Taylor and Arvil Taylor.

Opal is survived by the following:
  • Her son: James Adkins

  • Three grandchildren

  • Five great-grandchildren

  • Siblings: James Taylor (Jerry), Edith Miller (Kenneth), and Mable Vaughn.

  • And other family and friends in Adair County, KY
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Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of local funeral arrangements.

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