Flora Burress Adkins, 89, of Crestview, Fla., formerly of Troutville, Va., passed away Monday, August 5, 2013. She was born October 22, 1923 in Anderson County, Tenn. to the late William Kelly and Mary Pyles Burress. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four sisters, one brother and her husband of 51 years, Lawrence Adkins.
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Flora is survived by one son, Larry Adkins and wife, Patty, of Troutville; granddaughter, Heather Adkins, also of Troutville; three brothers, Kelly Burress and wife, Dorothy, of Crestview, Fla., Bobby Burress, of Lyburn, W.Va., and Billy Burress, of Ohio; one sister, Joyce Hatfield, of Lyburn, W.Va.; and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, August 24, 2013, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens beginning at 11 a.m., with Pastor Roy Heinlen officiating. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to
in her name. Condolences may be sent to www.daviswatkins.com.
Published in Roanoke Times on Aug. 18, 2013