Nancy Ellen Adkins
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Of Millsboro, DE, age 76, passed away surrounded by her loving family at Mercy Hospital in Baltimore on November 29, 2011.
Born in Bishopville, Maryland on January 1, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Layfield and Hester Selby Bunting. She was a homemaker and that is what she loved the most. Her life was her family, whom she adored. She loved spending time with family and friends. She was definitely the matriarch of her family, and was known for her neatness and immaculately clean home.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, George Allen Adkins of Millsboro; one daughter, Vanessa Adkins Megee, and her husband Terry, of Georgetown, and one son, Stanton Adkins and his wife Marjorie of Millsboro. She is also survived by her sisters, Jill Bunting; and Denise West and her husband Kenny, both of Selbyville; and a brother-in-law, Ralph J. Adkins and his wife Peggy; 4 grandchildren, Lindsay Megee, Terry Matthew Megee, and his wife Stacey, Ricker Stanton Adkins; and Abigail Kathleen Adkins. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family and friends.
A funeral service and celebration of her life will be held at 2 pm, on Saturday, December 3, at the WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE 19939. Rev. Leroy Jones will officiate. Calling hours and a time for visitation with the family will be held from 12 Noon until 2 pm. Interment will follow at Millsboro Cemetery, Millsboro, DE. Flowers are welcome. If one wishes to make a donation.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Hickory Hill United Methodist Church, Memorial Fund, C/O Roy Rogers 28209 Walt Carmean Lane, Millsboro, DE 19966.
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Published in The News Journal on Dec. 2, 2011