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Albert and Donald Adkins
(Review Sat 11 Nov 1967)
Died Fri 10 Nov 1967
Joint services will be held Monday at 2pm at the Martin Funeral Home for Albert and Donald Adkins. The Rev. Harry J. Lane of the Prayer Temple Tabernacle will officiate. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. The elder Mr. Adkins (Albert) was born Dec 15 1909 at Hager WVa, a son of Mrs. Catherine Plumley Adkins of Hamlin WVa and the late Squire Adkins. He had lived in this vicinity 31 years, and was a welder of the Midland Division of the Crucible Steel Co. where he had been employed 24 years. He worked on Thursday. he was a member of United Steelworkers Union 1212. In addition to his mother and other son (Jerry L. Adkins), survivors include his widow, Mrs. Martha E. Stewart Adkins, at home; a daughter Mrs. John (Linda) McCullough of Tonawanda, NY; two brothers Bernard and Alpha Adkins both of East Liverpool; five sisters, Mrs. Edward (Elizabeth) Papuzek and Mrs. Froud (Virginia) Adkins both of East Liverpool, Mrs. William (Daisy) Snodgrass, Mrs. Ezra (Maude) Adkins and Mrs. Grady (Retheal) Adkins all of Hamlin, and five grandchildren. Mr Donald Adkins was born Oct 10, 1939 at East Liverpool. He attended East Liverpool High School and served in the navy from 1957 to1960. He was employed as a conveyorman at Crucible where he had been employed three years. He worked last on Thursday. He was a member of local 1212. Besides his mother, brother and sister he is survived by his widow, Mrs Patricia Kukich Adkins, and a daughter Michele Renee Adkins, at home.

Alva Adkins
(Review Fri 29 Jun 1956)
Died: Thur 28 Jun 1956
Alva Adkins, 64, of Beaver Ave, Midland, died Thursday in City Hospital following a six month illness. Mr Adkins an employee of the Crucible Steel Co in Midland for 15 years, was born in Hager WVa and came to Midland about 16 years ago. he was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and United Steelworkers Local 1212 of Midland. He leaves his widow, Mrs Florence Adkins; four brothers Roy Adkins, Roma Adkins and Raymond Adkins all of East Liverpool, and Samuel Adkins of Midland, and four sisters; Mrs Stella B.Smith, Mrs. Erma Adkins, Mrs. Mabel Collins and Mrs Sheba Collins all of East Liverpool. Rites will be held, Monday at 2pm in the Martin Funeral Home by Elder Kenneth Coombs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday and Sunday afternoon and night at the funeral home.

Alva F. Adkins
(Evening Review Sat 1 Feb 1997)
Died: Fri. Jan 31, 1997
Calcutta - Alva F. Adkins, 73 of Calcutta Smith-ferry Rd. died at 1:13 pm Friday Jan 31, 1997 in the emergency room at East Liverpool City Hospital after becoming ill at home. He was born Dec 15, 1923, in Hamlin WVa, a son of the late James W. and Martha Jane Adkins. An area resident since 1947, he was retired from the agricultural department at the former Crucible Steel Co. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints. He was a member of the U.S. Air force during World War II where he served in the European Theater. he also was a member of the American Legion Post 374. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen June Baker, whom he married Sep 7 1948, a daughter Kathy Sue Adkins of Butner, NC; a brother Williard Adkins of East Liverpool, a sister, Mrs. Max Myrtle of Big Laurel, WVa; and a granddaughter, Lisa Kane, at home, whom he helped raise. He was preceded in death by a son Alva Adkins II; five brothers, Clifford Adkins, Sherley Adkins, Leonard Adkins, Okel Adkins, and Herbert Adkins; and three sisters, Donna Carnes, Ruby Adkins and Elva Dingess. The Rev. Charles Adkins, nephew of the deceased, will conduct services at 11 am at the Arner Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Sunday.

Andrew B. Adkins
(Review Mon 18 Mar 1935)
Died: Mon 18 Mar 1935
Andrew B. Adkins, 74, died early today in his home in La Croft, after a weeks illness. Mr Adkins who was born in Richmond Va leaves five daughters, Mrs Clara Barrett and Mrs Ida Estell of La Croft, Mrs Martha Nicholson of Wellsville, Mrs Rebecca Wilson of Lisbon and Mrs Ada Reilly of East Liverpool; and three sons, Lyman, at home, John of Stockport and Cornelius of La Croft. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias lodge of Ravenswood WVa. Funeral services will be held in the home Wednesday at 2:30 pm in charge of Rev Mary Thompson, pastor of the La Croft United Brethren Church, of which he was a member. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery.

Arba Adkins
(Evening Review Sat 1 Mar 1975)
Died: Fri 28 Feb 1975
Arba Adkins, 63, of Calcutta-Smithferry Rd was pronounced dead on arrival at City Hospital Friday at 5pm following a two-month illness. He was born Aug 30, 1911 in Lincoln County WVa a son of Ezra Adkins and Flora Stowers Adkins. He had been a control operator at the Midland Crucible Divisions of Colt Industries for 40 years and was affiliated with the Adkins Furniture Store until retiring in 1973. Mr Adkins was a staff sergeant during World War II serving with the artillery in the South Pacific. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), local 1212 of the United Steelworkers, American Legion post 374. His wife Edith O'Brien Adkins died Aug 5, 1972. Survivors include two brothers, Toney Adkins and Ruel Adkins, both of East Liverpool, and a stepson, Raymond O'Brien of East Liverpool. Services will be held at the Martin Funeral Home Monday at 11 am with the elders of the church in charge. Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday afternoon and night.

Autis Adkins
(Review Tues 31 Mar 1953)
Died: Mon 30 Mar 1953
Autis Adkins, 36, craneman for the Crucible Steel Co, died suddenly Monday at 9 am at his home on the Y & O Rd in St. Clair Township. Adkins was born Dec 10, 1916 in Hamlin WVa, and spent most of his lifetime in the East Liverpool district. he had been employed at the Midland works for 12 years. He was an elder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, president of the Mutual Improvement Association, and a member of CIO-USA Local Union 1212. He leaves his widow, Mrs Wilma Wilson Adkins; a son Eugene Adkins, and four daughters, Caroline Jane Adkins, Donna Leah Adkins, Beverly Blaine Adkins, and Barbara Ann Adkins, all at home; four brothers, Arba Adkins, Toney Adkins, Jay Adkins and Ruel Adkins, all of East Liverpool. Rites will be held Thursday at 2 pm at the Martin Funeral Home by an elder of his church. Burial will be in Calcutta United Presbyterian Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday afternoon and night at the funeral home.

Barbara Adkins
(Evening Review Tues. 12 Oct 1982)
Died: Mon 11 Oct 1982
Mrs. Barbara J. Adkins , 39, of Wilbert Ave was pronounced dead on arrival Monday at 11:50 am at City Hospital from natural causes. A lifelong area resident, Mrs Adkins was born here Jan 26, 1943 in Akron, a daughter of Bernice Powers Porter of East Liverpool and the late Clyde Porter. She was a computer operator at National Church Supply in Chester (WV). She was graduated in 1961 as salutatorian from Wells High School in Newell, and attended Kent State University. Besides her mother, survivors include two daughters, Susan and Cindy L. Adkins, and a son Michael R. Adkins, all at home; a sister Mrs. Phyllis Grant of East Liverpool, and three brothers, Robert M. Porter of East Liverpool, Richard L. Porter of Elyria and Raymond E. Porter of Youngstown. Services are to be held Thursday at 1:30 pm at the Dawson Funeral Home by the Rev. Michael Gibson of the First United Methodist Church. Burial is to be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday afternoon and night.

Betty L. Adkins
(Evening Review Teus 22 Dec 1992)
Died: Mon 21 Dec 1992
Mrs. Betty L. Adkins, 43, of Valley Avenue, died at 11:23 am Monday Dec 21, 1992 in the emergency room at City Hospital where she was taken after being stricken at home. She was born Oct 29, 1949 in East Rainelle, WVa, a daughter of Mrs. Helen L. Higgins Goldsmith of East Liverpool and the late Hayward Goldsmith. Mrs Adkins graduated from Wellsville High School in 1968. She was Protestant by faith. Besides her mother, survivors include her husband, Edgar Adkins, whom she married Aug 30, 1968; a son Wayne Adkins, at home; and two daughters, Mrs Tom (Robyn) Wright of East Liverpool and Pamela Adkins, at home. The Rev.Robert Hull of the House of Prayer is to conduct services at 1pm Thursday at the Arner Funeral Chapel. Burial is to be in Springhill Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday.

Blenard R. Adkins
(Evening Review Thur 1 Sep 1994)
Died: Wed 31 Aug 1994
Blenard R. Adkins, 70 of East Ninth St died at 8:57pm Wednesday Aug 31, 1994 at the Robert E. Boyce Pavilion in City Hospital following a lengthy illness. He was born in Hager, WVa Aug 28, 1924, a son of the late Warren and Lola Honaker Adkins. he moved to East Liverpool in 1942 and was a scarfer 36 years at the former Crucible Steel Co. before retiring in 1981. he was Protestant by faith. He is survived by his wife, Frances H. Jackson Adkins, whom he married June 8, 1945; two daughters, Mrs Harold (Barbara) Stull of East Liverpool and Mrs. Jace (Susan F) Sayre, at home; a son David L. Adkins Sr. of East Liverpool; six sisters, Romzy Byrd of Sweetland WVa, Mrs. Ralph (Lou) Adkins of Big Laurel, WVa. Mrs. Paris (unreadable) of Griffithsville, WVa, Mrs. James (Thelma) Adkins, of East Liverpool, Mrs Dennis (Sue) Albert of Alliance and Mrs. Steve (unreadable) Cummings of St. Albans, WVa; three brothers, the Rev. Basil Adkins, Benny Adkins and Wendell Adkins of East Liverpool; seven grandchildren, two step grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Bernie Adkins and a sister, Ruth Adkins. The Rev Ralph Compa of the Grace Bible Ministeries Church will conduct services at 1pm Saturday at the Dawson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Friday.

Catherine Adkins
(Morning Journal, Tuesday 12 June 1984)
Died: Monday 11 June 1984
Catherine Jewel Adkins, 101, died at 4:35am Monday at the East Liverpool Convalescent Center No.1. She was born Aug 17, 1882 in Hager, WVa, the daughter of Elisha and Mary Jane Stricklen Plumley, and has resided in the area 19 years. She was a member of the Big Laurel Methodist Church, where she had taught a Sunday School class. Her husband, Squire Adkins, preceded her in death in 1939. She is survived by two sons, Alpha and Bernard, both of East Liverpool, five daughters, Mrs. Maudie Adkins of Sias, WVa, Mrs Grady (Reathel) Adkins of West Hamli WVa, and Mrs daisy Snodgrass, Mrs Elizabeth Papuzek and Mrs Froud (Virginia) Adkins of East Liverpool, 32 grandchildren, 77 great-grandchildren and 51 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, three sons preceded her in death. Services will be held at 11 am Wednesday at the Koontz Funeral Home in Hamlin, WVa. Burial will be at the Plumley Cemetery at Big Laurel WVa. Local arrangements are being handled by the Martin Funeral Home.

Charlotte Adkins
(Evening Review Mon 21 Nov 1988)
Died: Sun 20 Nov 1988
Services are planned this afternoon for Mrs. Charlotte Adkins, 73, of Moore St. East Liverpool, who died at 1:30 am Sunday Nov 20 1988 at the Robert E. Boyce Skilled Nursing Pavillion in City Hospital following a lengthy illness. She was born in Madison Township Feb 18, 1915, a daughter of the late Bert Betteridge and Anna Lindsey Betteridge. Mrs. Adkins was a dispatcher for the Yellow Cab Co and Lynn Ambulance Service before retiring in 1971. Survivors include a son, Ronald Adkins of Homassa, Fla, a daughter Mrs Daniel (Barbara) Dennis of Pfafftown, NC; a brother, William K. Betteridge of East Liverpool, nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The Rev Paul Nesmith of the Firsy Church of the Nazarene is to conduct services at 2pm at the Martin Funeral Home. Burial is to be in Spring Grove Cemetery.

Clyde B. Adkins
(Review Mon 3 Jan 1955)
Died: Sun 2 Jan 1955
Klondyke Man dies in Crash near Calcutta
A 28 year old Klondyke steel worker was killed and a woman passanger 22, was injured when their car smashed into a stone abutment on the Smithferry-Calcutta Rd Sunday morning at 5:50 the State Highway Patrol at Salem reported. Clyde B. Adkins, 1903 Harvey Ave was pronounced dead on arrival at City Hospital. death was caused by a skull fracture. Miss Dora Griffith, 242 W 7th St is in "fair" condition today at the hospital with concussion and lacerations of the scalp. She is the daughter of Mr & Mrs William Griffith. The driver was the first traffic victim of 1955 in Columbiana County. there were no highway deaths at this time last year. The patrol said Adkins' 1951 car swerved off the road on a downward curve about three miles east of Calcutta, the car apparently crashed into a ditch and then into the abutment. the car was headed toward Smith Ferry. Adkins, a son of Mrs Erma Adkins, had been employed at the Crucible Steel Co for seven years, he was born in Smiths Ferry. He was a member of CIO local 1212 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Besides his mother, he is survived by a brother, James Adkins Jr of East Liverpool, and two sisters, Mrs Marion Sias and Mrs June Walls, both of East Liverpool. Services will be held Wednesday morning at the Martin Funeral Home with the elder Clyde Danley officiating, assisted by Walter H. Moss of Washington, PA. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday afternoon and night.

David J. Adkins (Infant Adkins)
(Review Wed Sep 6 1967)
Died Tues Sep 5 1967
David J. Adkins, infant son of Pauline Adkins of 1022 Ambrose Ave, East Liverpool, and the late James Adkins, died Tuesday at 6:30pm at City Hospital. He was born Sep 4 at the Hospital. His father died March 20. The child is survived by two brothers, James and Ricky, a sister, Sandra, all at home; the paternal grandmother, Mrs Erma Adkins of East Liverpool and the maternal grandfather, Wesley Higgins of St. Mary's, WVa. Services wer to be held at 2pm today at the Martin Funeral Home with the Evangelist Ronald Meechan officiating. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery.

Edith Adkins
(Review Mon 7 Aug 1972)
Died: Sat 5 Aug 1972
Services will be held Tuesday at 2pm in the Martin Funeral Home for Mrs. Edith O'Brien Adkins of box 4927 Calcutta-Smithferry Rd. She died Saturday at 2:50 pm at City Hospital following a long illness. Mrs Adkins was born in Wellsville, a daughter of George O'Brien and Alberta Fronz O'Brien. She resided her lifetime in the East Liverpool area. Mrs Adkins retired in 1971 after 27 years of employment at the Homer Laughlin China Co. where she worked in the underglaze department of plant 6. She was formerly a mamber of IBPAW. She is survived by her husband, Arba Adkins, at home, a son, Raymond Adkins of East Liverpool; three brothers, Harry Lee O'Brien of Philadelphia, Charles J. O'Brien of Reno Nev.; and Earl O'Brien of San Bernadino, Calif; two sisters, Mrs William (Ethel Mae) Mills Sr. of east Liverpool and Mrs. Percy (Pearl Marie) Leech of Canton, and one grandchild. Friends may call this afternoon and tonight at the funeral home. Services will be conducted by elders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park.

Edna Louise Adkins
(Review Thurs 21 Sep 1972)
Died: Thurs 21 Sep 1972
Mrs Edna Louise Adkins, 45, of 1849 Harvey Ave, wife of Willard Adkins, died this morning at 5:30 am at City Hospital ater an illness of several months. A native of Hager WVa, Mrs Adkins was born Dec 12 1926, a daughter of Mrs. Mary F Harris Linkous of East Liverpool and the late John Linkous. She had resided in the area 28 years and was a member of the Boyce United Methodist Church. In addition to her husband, whom she married Apr 27 1945; she leaves five sons, David ASdkins and Willard, at home, Melvin Adkins and John Adkins of East Liverpool and Tech 4C Ray Adkins, stationed with the army in Germany; three brothers John Linkous and Frank Linkous of East Liverpool and Charles Linkous of Detroit; two sisters Mrs Milton (Lucille) Linville and Mrs Toy (Ollie) Bursonof East Liverpool, and two grandchildren. Services will be held Saturday at 11 am at the Martin Funeral Home by Rev Paul George. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday afternoon and night.

Rev. Elijah Adkins
(Review Nov 18 1970)
Died Nov 11, 1970
Services were held Nov 13 at the Bethel Baptist Church in Sias, WVa for the Rev Elijah Adkins, 84 of Sias, who died Nov 11 at his home after a two-day illness. He served as a Baptist missionary for 60 years and was a retired farmer and livestock dealer. He was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church. Survivors incude neices and nephews from the East Liverpool and Newell area. Burial was in Goldsberry Cemetery, Sias.

Eliza M. Adkins
(Evening Review 14 Oct 1943)
Died: Wed
Mrs Eliza Mildred Adkins, 74, widow of John Adkins, died Wednesday noon at the home of her daughter, Mrs Stella Smith of 1805 Harvey, Ave; after a long illness. She was born in Bland County VA, daughter of the late John and Dicey Fletcher Stowers. Mrs Adkins had come to East Liverpool in 1917. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs Erma Adkins, Mrs Mable Adkins and Mrs Sheba Collins; six sons, Ezra Adkins, Alva Adkins, Roy L. Adkins, Roma Adkins, and Raymond Adkins all of East Liverpool, and Daniel B. Adkins of Midland; a sister, Mrs Pocahontas Linkous of Griffithsville, WVa and 39 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Rites will be held tonight at 7:30 at the home of Mrs Smith by Elder Benjamin Louis Croft Jr. Interment will be in Hager, WVa.

Elmer Adkins
(Review Sat 1 Dec 1962)
Died: Fri Nov 30 1962
Illness takes life of potter at 65
Elmer Adkins, 65, of New Cumberland RD2, a potter at the Homer Laughlin China Co. died Friday at 12:30 pm at the Weirton General Hospital following an illness of four weeks. He was bornSep 28 1897, at Huntington Wva to Columbus and Mary Kimbler Adkins and resided in this area 28 years. Employed as a striper at the pottery he was a member of IBOP. He is survived by his widow, Mrs Lester Bias Adkins, at home; two daughters, Mrs Robert Milhoan of Newell and Mrs Juanita Ward of San Diego; thre sons, Donald Adkins of Detroit, Shirley Adkins of Canton,and Aviation App Pearley Adkins with the Navy in Jacksonville Fla; two brothers, Hubert Adkins and Roy Adkins both of Newell; two sisters Mrs Loretta Stark of Huntington, and Mrs Mary Lemming of Worthington, KY; and six grandchildren. Services will be held Monday at 1pm at the Chester ASrner Chapel by the Rev Wilbur Beaver, pastor of the Glendale Church of the Nazarene, Newell. Burial will be in Locust Hill Cemetery, Chester. Friends may call at the chapel tonight and Sunday.

Elza Adkins
(Evening Review Mon 4 Mar 1991)
Died: Sun 3 Mar 1991
Chester- Elza B. Adkins, 96, of Chester RD1 died at 6:25 pm Sunday March 3, 1991 at City Hospital following a lengthy illness. The Arner Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.

Emory Adkins
(Review Fri 13 Feb 1976)
Died: Thurs 12 Feb 1976
Emory Adkins, 60, of 2036 Michigan Ave, was pronounced dead on arrival at City Hospital Thursday at 4:23 pm after taking ill suddenly at home. He was born May 21, 1915 in Hamlin, WVa, a son of Aurie and Valerie Adkins, and had resided here 33 years. Mr Adkins was employed by the Brown Brothers Construction Co of Midland. he attended the Boyce United Methodist Church. Survivors include his widow, Mrs Hazel M Adkins, at home; a daughter, Mrs Anthony (Juanita Faye) Manzollio of Garden City NJ; two sons, Dennis J. Adkins of East Liverpool and David Adkins of Stow; three sisters, Mrs Hester Taber, Mrs Eunice Wheeler and Mrs Orie Holly of Hamlin; three brothers, Homer Adkins of Hamlin and Kenneth Adkins and Mineral Adkins both of Logan County WVa, and seven grandchildren. Services will be held Saturday at 3:30 Pm at the Dawson Funeral Home by the Rev Paul George. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home tonight and up to the time of the service Sunday.

Erma Adkins
(Review Mon 3 Jun 1968)
Died: Sat 1 Jun 1968
Mrs Erma Adkins, 68, of 1903 Harvey Ave, widow of James E. Adkins, died Saturday at 12:30pm at City Hospital after a brief illness. She was born in Hager, WVa June 4 1899, a daughter of John Adkins and Eliza Stowers Adkins. She had resided in the East Liverpool area about 45 years, and belonged to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints. her husband died Oct 12, 1946. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs Marion (Mabel) Sias of Calcutta and Mrs Lory (June) Ice of East Liverpool; three brothers, Raymond Adkins, Roma Adkins and Roy Adkins; and three sisters Mrs Mabel Collins, Mrs Sheba Collins and Mrs Stella Smith of East Liverpool, and eight grandchildren. Services will be held Tuesday at 2pm at the Martin Funeral Home, with elders of the church in charge. Friends may call at the funeral home tonight.

Etta Adkins
(Review Mon 7 Feb 1972)
Died: Sun 6 Feb 1972
Mrs Etta Ruth Adkins, 43, of Sherwood Ave, LaCroft, wife of Harley S. Adkins died Sunday at 12:15am at City Hospital where she had been a patient a week. Mrs Adkins was born in Pine Grove WVa, Jan 20 1929, a daughter of Minnie Hartman Moore and the late Noah Moore. She was a press operator at the National Church Supply Co in Chester with 13 years of service. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and local 643 of the Printing Specialty and Paper Products. She was married Sep 16 1948. She is survived by two sons, Harley A. Adkins, stationed with the navy at Great Lakes, Ill and dennis Adkins at home; a daughter Mrs Dennis (Joyce) Bell of Greenville, PA; four brothers, Charles Moore and Arthur Moore, both of Pine Grove, Harold Moore of Canton and Robert Moore of East Liverpool, and three sisters, Mrs Harry (Mildred) Alkire of Mannington WVa, Mrs Edwin (Alma) Greathouse and Mrs Dan (Erma) Elliott, both of New Martinsville, WVa. Services will be held Wednesday at 10am at the church by elders of the church. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the Martin Funeral Home tonight and Tuesday night.

Ezra A. Adkins
(Review Wed 15 Jan 1950)
Died Tues 14 Jan 1950
An East Liverpool party's trip to a funeral ended in tragedy when two died in a traffic crash near Cambridge. Ezra Albert Adkins 62, operator of an East End service station was killed instantly at 11:58 Tuesday night, and Mrs Treva B. Gamble, 41, of Bloomfield, died at 8am today in Swan Hospital there. Mr Adkins who resided at 1915 Harvey Ave, adjoining his gas station lived in the East Liverpool vicinity 25 years. He was born in Hamlin WVa, he was a carpenter until 1946. He was a member of the Carpenters and Joiners Union and he Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A widower, he is survived by five sons, Arba Adkins, Otis Adkins, Tony Adkins, Jay Adkins and Ruel Adkins. Services will be held Friday by Elder E. Max Engemann of Youngstown. Place of the funeral will be determined later.

Martha Adkins
(Review Wed 2 Jul 1930)
Died: Tues 1 Jul 1930
Mrs Martha Adeline Adkins, 65, wife of Andrew B. Adkins, died Tuesday at 6pm in her home at LaCroft. Mrs Adkins, who was born in Odaville, WVa had lived here for 27 years. She was a member of the LaCroft mission. Besides her husband she leaves four sons, John, Lyman, Eugene and Cornelius of East Liverpool; five daughters, Mrs William Barrett, Mrs James Riley and Mrs J. E. Estell of East Liverpool, Mrs Chalmers Nicholson of Wellsville and Mrs C.E. Wilson of Lisbon; one brother William Daley of Parkersburg WVa, and four sisters, Mrs E. W. Robinson and Mrs Edward Angus of Sandyville WVa, Mrs Bert Maddox of Parkersburg and Mrs J.E. McConley of Washington, PA. Funeral services will be held at the home Thursday at 3pm in charge of Rev O.L. Benedum, assisted by Rev Mr Watterman. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery.

Mary Lou Adkins
(Evening Review Tues 18 Apr 1989)
Died: Tues 18 Apr 1989
Mrs. Mary Lou Adkins, 60, of Wilbert Ave, East Liverpool died at 2:42 am, today, April 18, 1989 at the Potters Medical center where she had been a patient since Thursday. She was born here Jun 4 1928, a daughter of the late Nathan Andrew Boley and Mary Judy Boley. Mrs. Adkins had worked several years at the Homer Laughlin China Co. Survivors include a daughter; Mrs. Thomas (Judy) Jones of East Liverpool; two sons, Kenneth Adkins of East Liverpool and Andrew Adkins of Boardman; two sisters, Mrs. Melvin ( Virginia) Cochenour and Mrs. Leo ( Hazel) Tittle of East Liverpool, four brothers, Elmer N. Boley of Sandusky, Wilfred A. Boley, Willard G. Boley and Donald E. Boley of East Liverpool; and three grandchildren. The Dawson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.

Michael Adkins (infant)
(Review Fri 14 May 1965)
Died: Fri 14 May 1965
Services for Michael Adkins 2 day old son of Donald and Patricia Kukich Adkins, 445 Virginia Ave, were to be held this afternoon at 3 pm at the Martin Funeral Home. Fr. Milorad Dobrata, pastor of the Midland St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, was to officiate. Burial was to be in Riverview Cemetery. The infant was born in City Hospital and died this morning at 4:45. In addition to his parents, he leaves the paternal grandparents Mr & Mrs Albert Adkins of East Liverpool, his maternal grandfather Nick Kukich of Midland; paternal great-grandmothers Mrs Elsie Stewart of East Liverpool and Mrs Catherine Adkins of Hager WVa, and the maternal great grandparents, Mr & Mrs Mike Kukich of Midland.

Millard Adkins
Died: Saturday Sep 30 1939
Burns Cost Life of Worker Here
Millard Adkins, 37, Fails to Survive Foundry Blast.
Major burns from an explosion Tuesday at the Patterson Foundry and Machine Co. ended in death Saturday at 4pm in City Hospital for Millard Adkins, 34 of near Calcutta. Mr Adkins was working in a pebble mill which had been returned to the factory for repair when chemical fumes ignited, causing and explosion. He suffered severe burns to his back, chest and arms. Rule Death Accident. County Coroner Arnold Devon, who began an investigation Sunday, indicated today that his verdict would be" accidental death". Mr. Adkins was born in Lincoln County WVa. He was a member of the Oakland Free Methodist Church and Sunday School. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Mabel Adkins; five sons, James Adkins, Okey Adkins, John Adkins, Raymond Adkins and Dewain Adkins, all at home; his mother Mrs Catherine Adkins of Hager W.Va, four brothers, Arthur Adkins and Bernard Adkins of Hager and Albert Adkins and Bunt Adkins of East Liverpool; and four sisters, Mrs. Daisy Snodgrass of East Liverpool and Rethel Adkins, Maud Adkins and Virginia Adkins and Mrs. Elizabeth Smith, all of Hager. Last Rites in Hager. The Body was removed to the Kelly funeral home and later taken to the home of his sister Mrs. Snodgrass of 703 Oakland Ave, where funeral services will be held tonight at 7:30 in charge of Rev. C.S. Richardson, pastor of the Oakland Free Methodist Church. The body will be taken to Hager Tuesday where funeral services will be held Wednesday. Burial will be in Hager.

Minerva Adkins
(Review Wed 22 Jul 1970)
Died: Tues 21 Jul 1970
Mrs Minerva Adkins, 68, of 735 Valley Ave, died at City Hospital Tuesday at 10pm, following an illness of several years. She was born Feb 23 1902 at Hager WVa, a daughter of the late William Green Adkins and Tabitha Smith Adkins. her husband William M. Adkins died Jun 8, 1957. She had resided in this area since the 1920's and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She is survived by two sons, Arnold Adkins of Fontana Calif, and Allen Adkins of Midland; six daughters, Miss Pamela Adkins, Mrs Dorothy Nutter, Mrs Darwin (Dora) Dingey and Mrs Paul (Gladys) Headley all of East Liverpool, Mrs Fred (Gertrude) Breed of Milwaukee and Mrs Beryl (Roberta) Bassinger of Alto Loma Calif. 23 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Services will be held at the Martin Funeral Home Friday at 2pm. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday afternoon and night at the funeral home.

Neil Adkins
(Evening Review Wed Jan 21, 1987)
Died: Mon Jan 19, 1987
Thursday services are planned for Cornelius "Neil" Adkins, 62, of E. Western Reserve Rd, Youngstown, who was pronounced dead Monday at 2:14 pm at the South Side Hospital there after suffering an apparent heart attack at home. He was born in East Liverpool June 29, 1924, a son of the late Cornelius C. Adkins Sr. and Hilda Burroughs Adkins. Mr. Adkins, an iron worker 33 years before retiring had resided 30 years in Youngstown. he was a member of the International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers. He is survived by four sons; Barry Adkins and Thomas Adkins of Columbus, Kevin Adkins of Youngstown and Brian Adkins of the U.S. Navy in San Diego, Calif.; a daughter Mrs. Jack (Helen) Sypherd of Cincinnati; two sisters Mrs Carl (Mary) Ward and Mrs. Dolores Satow of East Liverpool; a brother, Robert L. Adkins of East Liverpool; and three grandchildren. The Rev. Eugene Leonard of Alliance is to conduct services Thursday at 11 am at the Dawson Funeral Home. Burial is to be in Spring Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home this afternoon and evening.

Neil Adkins
(Review Thurs 4 Mar 1965)
Died: Wed 3 Mar 1965
Neil Adkins, 314 Market St, retired potter, died Wednesday at 8:05pm at City Hospital following a weeks illness. he was 75. Born Dec 8 1889 in Sandyville, WVa he had resided in the vicinity about 50 years. Employed as a handler at the Homer Laughlin China Co Plant 4 for 33 years, he worked last in 1955. He was a member of American Legion Post 374. He leaves two sons; Robert Adkins of East Liverpool and Neil Adkins of Youngstown; three daughters, Mrs Hugh (Maxine) Maley of Warren and Mrs Carl (Mary) Ward and Mrs Raymond (Dolores) Satow both of East Liverpool; a brother, John Adkins of Stockport; two sisters, Mrs Chalmers (Martha) Nicholson of Wellsville and Mrs James (Ida) Rielly of East Liverpool, and 13 grandchildren and six great granchildren. His wife Hilda Adkins died in 1940 Services will be held Saturday at 2pm at the Martin Funeral Home by the Rev Arthur Williams of the Pennsylvania Ave., Methodist Church. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday afternoon and evening.

Norma Adkins
(Evening Review Tues 3 Oct 1989)
Died: Mon 2 Oct 1989
Mrs. Norma J. Adkins, 59, of Hazel St, East Liverpool, died at 6:01 pm Monday Oct 2, 1989 at City Hospital following a brief illness. She was born here Dec 29, 1929, a daughter of the late Fred and Alice Gething. Mrs. Adkins was a member of the Anderson United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Bernard E. Adkins St whom she married Aug 3, 1946; four daughters, Mrs. David (Carol) Kidder of Negley, Sally Adkins of Lisbon, and Mrs Jerry (Marlene) Lemley and Mrs. Robert (Debra) Felix of East Liverpool; a son, Bernard E. Adkins Jr, at home; two sisters, Marjorie Plumm of Seipo, IN and Darlene Burton of Anderson, IN; and seven grandchildren. Minister Dan Gallagher of the Second Church of Christ is to conduct services at 2 pm Thursday at the Martin Funeral Home. Burial is to be at Spring Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday.

Okel E. Adkins
(Evening Review Fri 28 Nov 1980)
Died: Wed 26 Nov 1980
Services will be held Saturday for Okel E. "Red" Adkins, 64, of 687 Lincoln Ave., who was pronounced dead on arrival Wednesday at 9:05 pm of natural causes at City Hospital. An Army World war II veteran, Mr Adkins was born in Hager, WVa, a son of James W. Adkins and Martha J Adkins Adkins. He had resided here since 1943, having worked as a carpenter for Adkins Lumber Company, retiring in 1971. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Ted (Wanda) Beaver and Mrs Robert (Ann) Christen, both of East Liverpool; four brothers, Willard Adkins and Alva Adkins, both of East Liverpool, and Herbert Adkins and Shirley Adkins, both of Hamlin WVa; a sister Mrs. Max (Myrtle) Wheeler of Hamlin, and four grandchildren. The rites will be conducted at noon Saturday from the Martin Funeral Home by the rev. Paul George of the Boyce United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home tonight.

Opal Adkins
(Evening Review Sat 1 Jun 1985)
Died Fri 31 May 1985
Chester----Mrs. Opal Cummings Adkins, 80, of RD1 died at 11 am Friday at the Adkins Convalescent Center in East Liverpool, following a long illness. She was born Aug 23, 1904, in Jinks, WVa, a daughter of Fulton and Eliza Linville Cummings. She had resided in the Chester area most of her life. She was a member of the Collins Knob Baptist Church in Sias, WVa. and attended the Glendale Church of the Nazarene in Newell. Besides her husband, Elza B. Adkins, whom she married Sep 28, 1922, she leaves seven sons, Lynneol Adkins of Whiting Indians, Wiser Adkins, at home, Woodrow Adkins of East Liverpool, James Adkins of Massillon, Ohio, Jack Adkins of Lisbon, Elza Adkins Jr and John Adkins both of Chester; seven daughters, Mrs. Janice Johnston of East Liverpool, Mrs. Gilbert (Pat) Miller of Chester, Mrs. Robert (Betty) Ray of Waynesboro, VA, Mrs. Russ (Dean) Davis of New Cumberland, Mrs James (Mary) Bevington of Negley and Mrs. Sue Williamson MacLeod of East Liverpool, 45 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Services will be conducted at 1 pm Monday at the Arner Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev........

Paul Adkins
(Review Mon 19 Aug 1935)
Died: Sat 17 Aug 1935
Seven Year old boy killed in traffic mishap Paul Adkins 9, son of Mr & Mrs Cornelius Adkins of LaCroft was killed when struck by an automobile driven by Robert F. Laughlin of Lisbon, formerly of East Liverpool, while walking along the Lincoln Highway at Pleasant Heights, Saturday at 7:30pm. Columbiana County Coroner William C. Maple of Kensington today ruled it an accidental death. Ran in path of auto The Adkins boy was fatally injured, witnesses, said, when he ran into the pathway of the Laughlin motorcar from the rear of a truck. He was walking home home with his brother, Neal 7, and Paul Capehart, 10, also of LaCroft. Besides his parents, he leaves three sisters, Maxine, Mary and Dolores, and two brothers, Neal and Robert, all at home. Funeral services will be held in the home Tuesday at 2pm in charge of Rev Mary Thompson pastor of the United Brethren Church in LaCroft. Burial will be in Spring grove Cemetery.

Raymond Adkins
(Evening Review Sat 3 Jan 1981)
Died: Sat 3 Jan 1981
Raymond Adkins, 73, of the East Liverpool Convalescent Center died this morning at 12:10 at City Hospital after an illness of 10 years. He was born in Hager, WVa, a son of the late John and Eliza Stowers Adkins. He was a rougher at Crucible Steel in Midland and later worked at the Adkins Lumber Co. here. Mr. Adkins was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army from April 1944 to September 1945. Surviving him are two sons, Ronald Conrad Adkins of Westminster Calif., and Ronald Adkins of California; a daughter Mrs. Donald (Barbara) Dennis of Beckley, WVa; a sister, Mabel Collins of East Liverpool, and nine grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Martin Funeral Home Monday at noon with elders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officiating.. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at martin Funeral Home Sunday afternoon and evening.

Robert E. Adkins
(Evening Review Mon 3 Apr 1995)
Died Sat 1 Apr 1995
Robert E. Adkins, 75, of Lisbon St died at 2:10 pm Saturday Apr 1, 1995 at the Calcutta Health Care Center following a lengthy illness. He was born on Hager, WVa Aug 23, 1919, a son of the late Milton and Cora Belle Stowers Adkins. He lived in East Liverpool since 1941. He was a machinist about 40 years at the Mackintosh Hemphill Co before retiring Feb 1, 1982. A thirty nine year member of the United Steel Workers Local 1269, he served four years as union president and 12 years as vice president. He is survived by his wife, Bertha V. Stewart Adkins, whom he married Nov 17, 1941; five sons, Robert G. Adkins, Larry D. Adkins and Tim Adkins of East Liverpool, Paul E. Adkins of West Covina Calif., and David A. Adkins of Bellview, Fla;two sisters Lillian Duncan and Shermia Lee Jeffries of Huntington WVa; a brother, Milton Adkins Jr of Dunellen Fla; ten grandchildren and a great-grandson. Pastor Larry Rose of the Northside Church will conduct services at 11 am Wednesday at the Dawson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Tuesday. Family suggests memorial tributes take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society............

Robert E. Adkins
(Review Thurs 10 May 1972)
Died: Thurs 10 May 1972
Robert E. Adkins, 38, of 616 Dresden Ave, an employee at Woodbine Laundry died this morning at 12:30 at City Hospital, where he had been a patient 10days. Mr Adkins was born here Oct 18 1934, a son of Raymond and Charlotte Betteridge Adkins of East Liverpool. He had resided here his lifetime and had worked for the laundry firm 2 1/2 years. Besides his parents he is survived by two sons, Raymond R. Adkins and John Adkins of California; two brothers Conrad Adkins of Westminster Calif and Ronald Lee Adkins of East Liverpool, and a sister Mrs Don (Barbara) Dennis of Orlando Fla. Services will be held Saturday 1t 11 am at the Martin Funeral Home by the Rev Paul George of the Boyce United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday night.

Roberta Adkins (infant)
(Review Mon 22 Jun 1953)
Died: Sat 20 Jun 1953
Roberta Lee Adkins, infant daughter of Mr & Mrs Robert Adkins, 962 Railroad St. died at birth Saturday at 6:35 pm in City Hospital. The child leaves a brother, Dennis Earl Adkins, and her grandmother Mrs Florence Wolfe, and grandfather, Cornelius Cline Adkins, both of East Liverpool. Funeral services were to be held today at 1:30 pm in the Martin Funeral Home by the Rev M. Ray Smith, pastor of the Pennsylvania Ave Methodist Church. Burial will be made in Riverview Cemetery.

Roma Adkins
(Evening Review Sat 16 Apr 1977)
Died: Fri 15 Apr 1977
Roma Earl Adkins, 75, of 2209 Michigan Ave died Friday at 2:30 pm in City Hospital following a brief illness. Mr. Adkins was born Mar 12, 1902, in Hager, WVa. a son of John Adkins and Eliza Stowers Adkins. he was retired May 1 1967 from the Crucible Steel Division of Colt Industries after 49 years of service. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, United Steel Workers Local 1212 and the senior Citizens of Midland. In addition to his widow, Mrs. Vada P. Adkins, whom he married Oct 12, 1926 survivors include, two sons, Roma Adkins of Calcutta and Harley Adkins of East Liverpool; a stepdaughter Mrs jack (Dolly) Cook of Calcutta, a stepson, Marion D. Sias Sr. of Calcutta; two sisters, Mrs, Jesse (Mabel) Collins and Mrs Sheba Collins, both of East Liverpool, two brothers, Roy Adkins and Raymond Adkins, both of East Liverpool, 17 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services will be held Monday at 1:30 pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the Dawson Funeral Home tonight, Sunday afternoon and night and half hour prior to the services at the church.

Roy L. Adkins
(Evening Review Mon 13 Oct 1980)
Died: Sun 12 Oct 1980
Services are being arranged at the Martin Funeral Home for Roy L. Adkins, 83, of 1951 Michigan Ave. He died Sunday at 9:10 pm in City Hospital following an illness of five years. Mr Adkins was born Mar 4 1897, in Lincoln County, WVa, a son of the late John Adkins and Elizabeth Stowers Adkins. He retired in 1970 from the finishing mill at the Crucible Steel Division of Colt Industries in Midland after 48 years service. He also had been associated with the former Adkins Lumber Company. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Odd Fellows Lodge of Smiths Ferry, PA. Besides his wife Mrs. Glennie Sperry Adkins, whom he married Feb 19, 1920, survivors include two sons, Lee E. Adkins and Hobart Adkins, both of East Liverpool; three daughters, Mrs. Melvin (Fay) Erickson of Bountiful, Utah and Mrs. Robert (Jane) Bird and Mrs. Gaynell Durbin of East Liverpool; a brother Raymond Adkins of East Liverpool, and two sisters Mrs. Mabel Collins and Mrs. Sheba Collins of East Liverpool, 16 grandchildren and ??(unreadable) great grandchildren.

Ruby Adkins
( Evening Review Tues 14 Mar 1989)
Died: Tues 14 Mar. 1989
Mrs. Ruby Adkins, 75, of the Fawcett Apartments 325 Moore St. died at 6:55 am today, March 14 1989 at the Robert E. Boyce Pavilion in City Hospital following a five-week illness. She was born in Sias, WVa Dec 13, 1913, a daughter of the late Fred Adkins and Poll Stowers Adkins. Mrs. Adkins resided here since 1941, and was a member of the First Baptist Church and its Amona Sunday School Class. She was graduated from Hamlin High School in 1931. Her first husband Emmer Adkins died in 1944. Her second husband Hubert R. Adkins died Mar 13, 1977. Survivors include a son, Jimmie G. Adkins of Minerva; two daughters, Dorothy Rinestone and Mrs. James (Loretta) Bise of East Liverpool; three brothers, Fred Adkins of Charleston, WVa, Harold Adkins of Sias and Okla Adkins of Industry; two sisters, Lula Cummings of Sias and Ruth Elkins of Barboursville, WVa; and six grandchildren. Pastor Eston G. Maple of the church is to conduct services at 2 pm Friday at the Martin Funeral Home. Burial is to be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday afternoon and evening.

Ruel Adkins
(Evening Review Tues 6 Sep. 1977)
Died: Sun 4 Sep 1977
Ruel Adkins, 55, of 50602 Calcutta-Smithferry Rd. died Sunday at 12:30pm in St. Francis Hospital in Pittsburgh where he had undergone open-heart surgery Aug 19 and been a patient since Aug 3. he was born Sep 13 1921 in Hamlin WVa a son of Ezra Adkins and Flora Stowers Adkins. he had resided in this area since childhood. Mr. Adkins was owner of Adkins Furniture Store on Harvey Ave., which he had operated since 1952. he graduated in 1939 from midland High School and served with the army in the South Pacific. He was a member of the Church of Christ of Latter-day Saints and East Liverpool Masonic Lodge 681. Survivors include his widow, Zevelda McComas Adkins, whom he married Apr 10 1951, in Hamlin, a son, Randy K. Adkins, at home, a daughter, Rueletta S. Adkins, at home,and a brother Toney Adkins of East Liverpool. Services will be held Thursday at 1:30 pm at the Martin Funeral Home, conducted by the elders of the church. Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday afternoon and night.

Sallie Adkins
(Evening Review Sat 7 Apr 1979)
Died: Fri 6 Apr 1979
Mrs. Sallie (Peggy) Adkins, 40, of Johnsonville Rd. Chester died Friday at 3:15 pm at St. Francis Hospital in Pittsburgh during open heart surgery. An area resident for 20 years, Mrs Adkins was born April 10 1938 in Lenore, WVa, a daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Evans Canterbury of Lenore and the late Joel Canterbury. She was a member of the Town & Country Garden Club and attended the First Church of the Nazarene in Chester. In addition to he mother, survivors include her husband, Eliza B. (Junior) Adkins at home, whom she married Jan 19, 1959; four sons, John, Paul, Randal and Rodney Adkins, all at home, a daughter Mrs. Richard (Cathy) Shaffer of Bulger, PA; two brothers, Joel Canterbury Jr., of Lisbon , and John Canterbury of Lenore, six sisters, Mrs. Jane Garwood of Lisbon, Mrs. Mae McGraw of East Liverpool, Mrs. Sarah Hall and Mrs.Vicie Dillon, both of Harrison, Ohio, Mrs. Florence Bryant and Miss Dorothy Canterbury both of Lenore and two grandchildren. Services will be held Monday at 1 pm. at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester, where calling hours will be Sunday afternoon and evening. The Rev. Richard Cornelius will officiate. Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park.

Thomas Atkins
(Review Mon 12 May 1924)
Died: Sun 11 May 1924
Thomas Atkins 11, Falls from Raft Near Alliance Within 24 hours after he had been admitted to the Fairmont Children's Home, at Alliance, Thomas Atkins, 11 year old son of John Atkins of this city, lay dead in an Alliance Morgue, a victim of drowning. The child was taken to the Alliance Home, Saturday, by Probation Officer John McShane. In company with Charles Grimm, also 11, another inmate at the home, Thomas was playing on a raft on a small pond Sunday afternoon. It was more daring to get out from the bank of the pond, The Atkins boy told his companion so the raft was paddled to the middle of the lake, where the water is about six feet deep. One of the lads stepped too near the end of the raft, causing it to tip. Both lads were thrown into the water, but the Grimm boy managed to reach shore. Other boys playing nearby heard the screams of the two and rushed to their assistance. The body of young Atkins was quickly recovered. Attendants at the home were notified of the accident and a pul-motor was summoned. All efforts to revive the boy were fruitless however. The body was removed to the Alliance Morgue and will be brought to this city this afternoon where burial will be made. The lad's mother was admitted to the Massillon State Hospital a few months ago. He has three brothers and sisters. Funeral services for Thomas Atkins, 11 year old son of John Atkins of this city, who was drowned Sunday while playing on a raft in the lake at Fairmont Children's Home in Alliance will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow at the home of his sister, Mrs. Vernie Hughes in Valley Ave, Dry Run. The Rev Mrs Anna Hoyt of Klondyke mission in East End will officiate. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery.

Toney Adkins
(Evening Review Mon 18 Feb 1991)
Died: Sat 16 Feb 1991
Services are schedules Tuesday for Toney Adkins, 73, of Michigan Ave who died at 1:05 am Saturday Feb 16, 1991 in the Emergency Room at City Hospital where he was taken after being stricken with an apparent heart attack at home. He was born in Palermo (Lincoln County) WVa March 28 1917 a son of the late Ezra Albert Adkins and Flora Jane Stowers Adkins. The president of the East Liverpool Convalescent Center Mr Adkins was a licensed nursing home administrator. he was a member of the Ohio Health Care Association, and served as president of the Columbiana County Nursing Home Association and the North East Ohio District of Nursing Homes. he has been in the nursing industry since Feb 22, 1961 when he opened Geraldine's Nursing home at number 2 Thompson Place. he replaced that facility with east Liverpool Convalescent Center No. 1 on Armstrong Lane April 27, 1966. East Liverpool Convalescent Center No. 2 was built in 1975. He served with the Merchant Marines during World War II and with the U.S. Army corps of Engineers in 1946-47. he was employed 15 years as a crane and charger machine operator at the former Crucible Steel Co. He was a journeyman carpenter and former member of the Carpenters Union, and was a partner in the Adkins Furniture store of East End. At one time he was a member of the junior chamber of commerce. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since 1928 and was president of the East Liverpool branch when the church was built in Calcutta in 1958. An elder of the church he was a former Sunday school superintendent and teacher. He had served many years on the District High Council of the church and was president of the elders quorum. He also had served as president of the former Klondyke School Parent teacher Association, and as president of the 10 Star Club of the Advanced Aluminum Casting Corporation of America. Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Mae Pearson Adkins, whom he married Aug 17, 1941; a daughter Mrs. Stanley (Janice) Bowden of Calcutta; a son Kenneth Richard Adkins of East Liverpool; and seven grandchildren. Elders of the church are to conduct services at 3:30 pm at the Dawson Funeral Home. Burial is to be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm today and until the services Tuesday.

Vada P. Adkins
(Morning Journal Monday 16 Jan, 1984)
Died: Saturday 14 Jan 1984
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Chris of Latter-day Saints for Mrs Vada P Adkins, 81, of 2209 Michigan Ave, who died at 11 am Saturday at City Hospital following a long illness. She was born Dec 23, 1902 in Hamlin WVa, the daughter of Calloway and Flora Smith Plumley and lived here since the early 1920's. She worked for many years at the Crucible restaurant as a baker and later at Louthan Manufacturing. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Relief Society of the church. Her husband Roma Earl died 15, 1977. Two sons are also deceased, Lindy, who died in 1954, and Jerry F. who died in 1975. She is survived by three sons, Marion D. Sias Sr, and Roma, both of Calcutta, and Harley S. of East Liverpool; a daughter, Mrs jack (Dollie) Cook of Calcutta; a sister, Mrs Odes (Bessie) Adkins of Logan WVa, 17 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the Dawson Funeral Home this afternoon and evening.

William Adkins (Review Wed 19 Jun 1957) Died: Tues 18 Jun 1957 Rites for William M. Adkins, 711 E. 4th St, who died Tuesday morning at City Hospital, will be held Thursday at 2 pm in the Martin Funeral Home by Elder Kenneth Coombs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Rev. John Mosteller of the First Church of Christ. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Mr. Adkins leaves his widow, three sons and six daughters, including Mrs Paul Headley of East Liverpool. Friends may call this afternoon and tonight at the funeral home.

Wiser F. Adkins
(Evening Review Mon 5 Aug 1996)
Died: Sun 4 Aug 1996
Chester-- Wiser F. Adkins, 69, of Chester died at 5:20 am Sunday Aug 4 1996 at the Ross Nursing Home, where he was a resident a year. He was born in Holden, WVa Jan 24 1927, a son of the Elza Adkins Sr. and Opal Cummings Adkins. A resident of Chester since 1946 he was a retired employee of the Jones & Laughlin Steel Co of Aliquippa. he served with the U.S. army and the U.S. Navy in the Panama Canal during World War II. he attended Hamlin (WVa) High School. he was a Baptist. He is survived by two sons, Kenneth F. Adkins of East Liverpool and Andrew B. Adkins of New Springfield, Ohio; a daughter, Judy Jones of East Liverpool; six brothers, Lyneal Adkins of Smiths ferry, Woodrow Adkins of East Liverpool, James Adkins of Massillon, Ohio, Jack Adkins of Lisbon, and Elza Adkins Jr and John Adkins of Chester; six sisters. Janice Johnston of East Liverpool, Mrs. Gilbert (Pat) Miller and Mrs. Russ (Dean) Davis of Chester, Mrs. Robert (Betty) Ray of Waynesboro, VA, Mrs James (Mary) Bevington of Negley and Sue Warner of Canton, and nine grandchildren. The Rev. James R. Davidson of the Glendale Church of The Nazarene will conduct services at 1pm Wednesday at the Arner Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Columbiana County Memorial Park. Friends may call at the chapel from 2 to 9 pm Tuesday.

Woodrow Adkins
(Evening Review Tues 4 Oct 1983)
Died: Tues 4 Oct 1983
Wellsville-- Woodrow W. Adkins, 63, of Echo Valley Rd, died this morning at 4:40 at City Hospital following a long illness. A World War II veteran Mr. Adkins was born Dec 11, 1919 in Bethesda a son of LeRoy Adkins and Delia Travis Adkins. He had resided in this area since 1950, having worked in the color room at Homer Laughlin China Co., retiring in 1975. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and the GPPAW. Besides his wife, Mrs. Delores LaNeve, whom he married Oct 13 1962, survivors include Charles Adkins and John Adkins, both of Bethesda; three sisters, Mrs Austin (Vada) Merritt of Barnesville, Mrs Danny (Pearl) Conrath of Cambridge and Mrs. Byron (Ruth) Warrick of Sugar Creek. Services are to be held Thursday at 10 am at the Immaculate conception Catholic Church by Fr. Joseph Rushton. Burial is to be in Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens, Newell, WVa. Friends may call at the Martin Funeral Home in East Liverpool Wednesday afternoon and night, with a prayer service scheduled at 7:30 pm. The family requests that memorial tributes take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society.


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