(Review Sat 12 Jan 1980)
Died: Sat 12 Jan 1980
Jesse Collins, 66, of 49479 Purinton Ave died today at 8 am in City
Hospital from an apparent heart attack.
A resident here for 40 years Mr Collins was born in Ona, WVa, a son
of George Collins and Laura Tacket Collins.
He was retired in 1977 from the Crucible Steel Division of Colt Indudtreis
after 30 years of service.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
and a former member of United Steel Workers Local 1212.
Besides his wife Mrs Mabel Adkins Collins whom he married in Wellsville
Aug 5 1945, survivors include five stepsons, John Adkins and Okey Adkins,
both of East Liverpool, Raymond Adkins of Warren, Wayne Adkins of Fontana
Calif., James Adkins of Aliquippa; a sister Mrs Alice Cook of Parkersburg;
21 grandchildren and 17 greatgrandchildren.
Services will be held Tuesday from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints on Calcutta Smiths Ferry Rd by elders of the church. Burial will
be in Riverview.
Friends may call at the Martin Funeral Home Monday afternoon and night.
Lewis Earl Collins
(Review Fri 19 Feb 1971)
Died: Fri 19 Feb 1971
Lewis earl Collins, 63, of 2113 Harvey Ave., a retired millwright died
this morning at the Massillon State Hospital after an illness of many years.
He was born Apr 29 1907 in Milton, WVa, son of George Collind and Lauretta
Tackett Collins. he resided in this area 35 years, and retired in 1967
from the Midland Crucible Division of Colt Industries after 30 years
of service. At one time he was constable of Smiths Ferry. he was a member
of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Local 1212, United
He is survived by his widow, Mrs Sheba Adkins Collins whom he married
Feb 2 1931; three sons, John Collins, Alva Collins and David Collins, all
of East Liverpool; a daughter Mrs George (Gloria) Birch of East Liverpool,
a brother Jesse Collins of East Liverpool; a half-brother, Wesley McAllister
of Milton; three half-sisters, Mrs Westa Azdell and Mrs Cynthia Rousey
of Milton and Mrs Alice Cook of St Albans WVa. and 10 grandchildren.
Services will be held Monday at 2pm at the Martin Funeral Home by Marion
Sias of the church. Burial will be in Calcutta United Presbyterian Church
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday night and Sunday afternoon
(Evening Review Mon 20 Jul 1981)
Died: Sat 18 Jul 1981
Services are to be held Tuesday for Mrs. Mabel Collins,76, of Purinton
Ave., who was pronounced on arrival Saturday at 9:30 am at city Hospital
following a long illness.
A resident here since 1920. Mrs. Collins was born Oct 5, 1904, at Hager,
WVa, a daughter of John Adkins and Eliza Stowers Adkins.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Her husband Jesse Collins died jan 12, 1980.
Survivors include five sons, James Adkins of Aliquippa, Okey Adkins
and John Adkins, both of East Liverpool, and raymond Adkins of Warren and
DeWayne Adkins of Fontana, Calif.; 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
The rites are to be held Tuesday at 10:30 am from the Martins Funeral
Home by elders of the church.
Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home this afternoon and tonight
(Review Sat 13 Dec 1981)
Died: Sat 13 Dec 1981
Sheba O. Collins, 70, of 2113 Harvey Ave died at City Hospital today
at 12:32 am following a lengthy illness.
She was born Jan 13, 1910 at Hager WVa a daughter of the late John
Adkins and Eliza Stowers Adkins. She resided virtually all her life in
Her husband L. Earl Collins whom she married Feb 2 1931 at Oney WVa
died Feb 19 1971.
Survivors include three sons, John Collins and Alva Collins of East
Liverpool and David Collins of Wellsville, a daughter Mrs Jack (Gloria)
Sprout of East Liverpool, a brother Raymond Adkins of East Liverpool, a
sister Mrs Mabel Collins of East Liverpool, 12 grandchildren and seven
Services will be held Monday at 3:30 pm at the Martin Funeral Home
with the elders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints officiating.
She was a member of the East Liverpool Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Burial will be in Calcutta United Presbyterian Cemetery. Friends may
call at the funeral home Sunday afternoon and evening.
(Morning Journal Wed 29 Apr 1998)
Died: Mon 27 Apr 1998
Salem--- Alvie Ann (Adkins) Evans, 86, of 13462 State Rte 534, died
at 4:45 pm Monday at the Salem Convalescent Center following a lengthy
She was born September 1, 1911 in Rockhold, KY., the daughter of Elija
and Margaret Catherine (Petrey) Adkins, and was a resident of the area
She worked as a waitress all of her life, both in Salem and Kentucky.
She attended the Salem Southeast Friends Church.
In the 1930s and 40s, she was a member of a gospel quartet with her
brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and was also very supportive of her
son Wade Miles ministry of music around the area.
She is survived by a brother, Joseph Adkins of Cleveland; eight grandchildren;
20 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Maureen Miles; a son, Wade
Miles and four brothers, the Rev. Thomas Adkins, Ullys Adkins, William
Adkins and the Rev. James Adkins; a grandchild and a great-grandchild.
Services will be held at 4pm Thursday at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen
Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Williamson of Salem Southeast Friends Church
Burial will be in Hope Cemetery.
Calling hours will be observed two hours prior to the service.
R. L. Plumley
(Evening Riview Wed, 30 Dec 1987)
Died: Tuesday 29 Dec 1987
Rockford L. "Bob" Plumley, 80, of Bloomfield Ave., East Liverpool,
a steelworker, died of natural causes Tuesday at 2: 42 pm at East Liverpool
He was born June 13, 1907 in Sias, WVa a son of Cum Plumley and Sara
Mr. Plumley had been a charging machine operator at the former Crucible
Steel plant for 42 years, retiring in 1967. He was a member of the Second
Church of Christ and United Steelworkers local 1212 ans an honorary member
of the Buckeye Fancy Feather Club.
He is survived by his wife, Anne I. Plunkett Plumley, whome he married
Oct 30 1936 in Winchester VA; two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Phyllis) Palmer
of East Liverpool and Mrs Robert (Sondra) Regaldo of El Monte Calif; a
brother Caudle Plumley of Sias, three sisters, Mrs. Ewell Lorene Stowers
of Sias, Linne Huffman of New Metamoras, OH and Mae Lawson of Hamlin, WVa;
12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
The Rev Dan Gallagher of the Second Church of Christ is to cinduct
services Thursday at 1:30 pm at the Martin Funeral Home. Burial is to be
in Woodland Cemetery at Salineville.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm
and Thursday until the service.
(Review Fri 10 Dec 1971)
Died: Thurs 9 dec 1971
Services will be held Saturday at 2 pm at the Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints for Mrs. Stella Smith, 81, who died Thursday at 10
am at the East Liverpool Convalescent Center. She broke her hip about two
years ago and formerly resided at Park Ave.
An elder of the church will officiate for the services. Burial will
be in Riverview Cemetery.
Mrs Smith was born in Hager WVa Dec 31 1889, a daughter of John Adkins
and Eliza Stowers Adkins. She had resided in the area for 48 years and
retired in 1956 from the Hall China Co. where she worked as a waredresser.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. her
husband Thomas P. Smith died Dec 26 1959.
She is survived by a stepson, Leslie Smith of Smiths Ferry; five daughters,
Mrs Sam (Una) Cumberlidge of East Liverpool, Mrs Carroll (Melva) Dingess
of Newell, Mrs Albert (Maty Jane) Hessman of New Whiteland Ind., Mrs Andrew
(Nelda) Daniels of Ohioville and Mrs Ronald (Amogean) Coleman of Calcutta;
a step daughter Mrs Leona Plumley of Smiths Ferry; three brothers Roy Adkins,
Roma Adkins and Raymond Adkins, all of East Liverpool; two sisters, Mrs
Jesse (Mabel) Collins and Mrs Shebe Collins, both of East Liverpool, 14
grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Martin Funeral Home tonight.
(Review Mon 28 Dec 1959)
Died: Sat 26 Dec 1959
Thomas Pritchard Smith, 1659 Park Ave, a retired steelworker, died
at his home Saturday at 7:35 pm after a long illness. he was 93.
Born Jun 25, 1866 in Mannington WVa a son of the late Milton and Mary
Ellen Hammer Smith. He came here from Hamlin WVa.in 1921> He retired from
the Midland Works of the Crucible Steel Co where he was employed 35 years.
he was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sainta and
Local 1212 of the Unuted Steelworkers of America.
His first wife Mrs Nancy Adkins Smith died in 1894. He married Mrs
Estells Adkins Smith in 1911. She survives at the home.
Other survivors include, a son, Leslie Smith of Smiths Ferry; seven
daughters, Mrs Una Cumberledge of East Liverpool, Mrs Melva Dindess of
Newell, Mrs Mary Hessam of Whiteland Ind, Mrs Nelds Daniels of Ohioville,
Mrs Amogean Coleman of Calcutta, Mrs Lena Adams of Fairview, Ohio Township,
and Mrs Leona Plumbley of Midland, 32 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Services will be held Wednesday at 2 pm at the Martin Funeral Home
by Glen Olson and Richard Wrigt, elders of the church. Burial will be in
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday night.