James Murry Adkins
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Mr. James Murry Adkins, age 78, of Jackson, passed away on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at his residence.
Funeral services for Mr. Adkins will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 2 p.m. in the North Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery in the community of McNairy in McNairy County, TN.
Mr. Adkins was born on July 4, 1935 in Jackson, TN to the late James A. Garfield and Bessie Motley Adkins (Hornsby). He was Baptist by faith.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy L. Adkins; a daughter, Bonita Adkins; and a son, James Ronald Adkins.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Vera Marie Harris Adkins; four daughters, Janie M. Knight (Ken), Marlyn Pulliam (Rudy), Teresa Blankenship (Mike), and Elizabeth Sessions (Mark); seven grandchildren, Jeremy Hicks, Jay Pomeroy, Steven Pomeroy, Chris Blankenship, Michael Knight, Justin Knight, and Sarah Sessions; and five great grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 5-7 p.m. in the North Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons Funeral Home.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of George A. Smith and Sons Funeral Home, 731-427-5555
Published in The Jackson Sun on Apr. 25, 2014