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William Adkins, Green Co., KY (1943-2012)

He was a native of Green Co., KY and a member of a large, respected family. He leaves 11 direct living descendants. He had made a profession of faith in Christ, was of the Baptist Faith, and was a lifelong farmer
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Mr. William Raymond Adkins, 68, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky a native of Green County, KY, departed this life on Monday, April 9, 2012 at his home in Elizabethtown, KY.

The funeral services for Mrs. William Raymond Adkins will be conducted at 1pmCT, Friday, April 13, 2012 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main Street, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Adkins-Elmore Cemetery. Bro. Rod Walley will be officiating. Visitation is requested after 10amCT, Friday, April 13, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home until time of the funeral service.

William Raymond Adkins, Green Co., KY (1943-2012)

Mr. William Raymond Adkins of Elizabethtown, Hardin Co., KY was a native of Green County, KY, son of the late Jesse Raymond Adkins and Lucille Elmore Adkins. He was born on Sunday, August 22, 1943 in Green County, KY, and died Monday, April 9, 2012, in Elizabethtown, Hardin County, KY at the age of 68 years, 7 months, and 18 days of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ, was of the Baptist Faith, and was a lifelong farmer.

He united in marriage to Mary Jane Greenwell on August 22, 1987 who preceded him in death on December 8, 2004.

Survivors include the following:
  • Two sons and daughters-in-law: Eddie and Pearl Adkins of Irvington, KY; and Chris and Michelle Rawlins of Martinsville; IN

  • A daughter: Stacey Adkins of Indiana

  • Three sisters and two brothers: Lydia Simpson of Edmonton, KY; Josie Adkins of Vine Grove, KY; and Margaret Dawson, Robert Adkins, and Ricky Adkins, of Greensburg, KY

  • Eight grandchildren

  • One great-grandchild

  • And a host of other relatives and friends

  • Mr. Adkins was also preceded in death by four brothers: James Adkins, Jerry Adkins, Patrick Adkins, and Raymond Adkins.

    The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the family burial fund, which can be made at the funeral home.

    The Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main Street, Greensburg, KY in charge of arrangements.

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William Adkins, Green Co., KY

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