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Katherine Elaine Adkins


1945 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Katherine Elaine Adkins Obituary
Katherine Elaine Adkins, 68, passed away Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in North Richland Hills. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Friday in Greenwood Memorial Park. Kathy was born Jan. 19, 1945, in Fort Worth to James and Louise Adkins. She was paralyzed with polio as a young child and was chosen Tarrant County's March of Dimes Poster Child in 1948. She attended Arlington High School in Arlington and the University of Texas at Arlington. Kathy retired from American Airlines. She worked tirelessly with several local organizations promoting accessibility for the handicapped. Kathy was a committed Christian and loved the Lord. Kathy was preceded in death by her father, James. Survivors: Mother, Louise; sisters, Delores Heilman of Euless, Debby Shaver of Waxahachie and Cindy Taylor of Bedford; and brothers, Jimmy Adkins of North Richland Hills and Bill Adkins of Frisco.
Published in Star-Telegram on Oct. 30, 2013
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