Mabel Rose (Rector) Adkins (1920 - 2012)

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Mabel Rose Rector Adkins, 92, of Salem, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Freil F. and Cecil Lowe Rector; husband, Walter George Adkins; brothers, Roger Rector and Ray Rector; and sisters, Maxine Harder and Leone Barker.
Survivors include her son, Gene Adkins and wife, Janice, of Salem; grandchildren, Michael Adkins and Mark Adkins and wife, Ann, all of Salem; great-grandchildren, Joshua Adkins and Ashlyn Adkins, both of Salem; and sisters, Kathy Hawkins and Shirley Boyer of Roanoke.
The family received friends on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the John M. Oakey and Son Funeral Home in Salem. A funeral service was held on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at 10 a.m. in the funeral home's chapel. Interment followed at East Hill Cemetery.
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The Adkins family is being served by John M. Oakey and Son Funeral Home in Salem.
Published in Galax Gazette from Nov. 5 to Nov. 6, 2012