Billy Joe Adkins
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Billy Joe Adkins, 71, died Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at Crossgates River Oaks, Brandon.
Visitation is 5:00-8:00pm Friday, December 2, 2011 at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl. Funeral services are 1:00pm Saturday, December 3, 2011 in the funeral home chapel with interment in Floral Hills Memory Gardens.
Mr. Adkins retired from Cataphote after a 20 year career and owned/operated the Orbit station at Lakeview for many years. He was active with the Pearl Touchdown Club and known as an avid Ole Miss fan.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Mary Donald Adkins; son, Billy Joe Adkins Jr.; daughters, Merri Wright (Ricky) and Melynda Hancock (Joel); brother, Jerry Adkins; sister, Marjorie Branning; and 6 grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Pearl Presbyterian Church or Grandview Baptist Church.
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Published in Clarion Ledger on Dec. 1, 2011