Opal L. Adkisson, 96, died May 21, 2009, in Midwest City, Oklahoma. She was born May 4, 1913, at Delhi, OK, to John and Ida (Jarnagin) McCarson. She lived in the Sayre & Delhi area until she moved with her family to the Mt. View, OK area in 1920. She attended Oakdale School thru the 8th grade and High School in Mt. View, where she graduated in 1931. She married Garvis Adkisson on Sept. 6, 1931 in the bride's home. Her husband passed away March 9, 1992. Opal worked in several ladies dress shops in Oklahoma City before going to work for the Oklahoma State Printing Shop, from which she retired in 1976. Opal was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed making dresses for her granddaughters when they were young. She also loved to quilt and made sure all family members had one of her quilts. In her last years, her crocheting kept her busy. Survivors include two sons and their wives, Thomas Keith & Sue Adkisson of Snyder, OK Gerald Mack & Earlene Adkisson of OKC, OK daughter, Letha Roena & Fred Dimick of Newalla, OK one sister, Lois McManus of Midwest City, OK 16 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband her parents and one grandson, Kevin Wayne Adkisson. Visitation will be from noon-9pm Sunday, May 24, with the family present from 3-5pm at Mercer-Adams Funeral Service. Services will be held Tuesday at 1pm at Mercer-Adams Chapel with a Graveside Service following at 4pm at Mountain View Cemetery, Mountain View, OK. To share a memory or condolence, visit www.mercer-adams.com
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Published in The Oklahoman on May 24, 2009