Patricia Blanche Adkins
With her husband and family by her side, Patricia Blanche Adkins passed away peacefully at her home, on Wednesday, December 26, 2012.
Born in Oconee County, she was a daughter to the late Sumpter and Reba Smith of Salem, SC. Pat was employed at the House of Fabrics of Mauldin, where she was the only female supervisor.
Surviving is her loving husband, Gordon Adkins; daughters, Terri Myers (fiancée, Charles Walls) and Kathy Whitmire (Ronnie); grandchildren, Justin Horton, Jessica Horton, Brittany Earle and Max Whitmire; great grandchildren, Logan Rochester, Jadin Dandy, Cody and Trey Horton. Also surviving, is a sister, LouAnn Hiott. She was predeceased by a sister, Jeanne Nelson.
Pat enjoyed writing poetry, singing and playing the piano. She had a kind, generous spirit and sought to help those in need - always putting others before her. Pat upheld a strong faith and love of God, and in turn, touched the lives of many.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. If desired, memorials may be sent to Lutheran Hospice, 429 N. Main St., Suite 3, Greenville, SC 29601