Winnie Janita Adkins, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 13, 2010. She was born in Laurel and grew up in Purvis, Mississippi. She resided in Pensacola, Florida since 1957.
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She had a great love for God and her family. She touched many people's lives as a devoted nurse. She loved all animals especially birds, and her beloved dog Pepper. She enjoyed gardening and visiting with her Sunday school friends.
Winnie is survived by her sons: Ric (Gail) and Alan (Debbie) Adkins and her Daughter: Jan Wheeler; her sister: Elaine (Bobby) Green; eight grandchildren which she adored, Seth, Ian, Ricki, Newton, Alexandra, Fisher, Matt and Brian. In their words she was the greatest Mema. Also many nieces, nephews and our dearest Jayne.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 16, 2010 at Bayview Fisher Pou Chapel, 3351 Scenic Highway, Pensacola 32503.
She will be forever loved and missed by her adoring family and friends.
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Published in Pensacola News Journal from Oct. 15 to Oct. 16, 2010