(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,
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
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.
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.
(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.
(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
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.
(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
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
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.
(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
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
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.
(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
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
Services will be conducted at 1 pm Monday at the Arner Funeral Home
Chapel by the Rev........
(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.
(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
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
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.
(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
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
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.
( 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.
(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
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday afternoon and night.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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
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.