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Judith H. Adkins

Germantown, TN

Judith H. Adkins, 76, a long-time resident of Germantown, TN, died peacefully Monday the 5th of June after a courageous battle with cancer. Judy was surrounded by her loving family in one of her favorite places, Rosemary Beach, FL.

Born December 19, 1940 in North Little Rock, AR she graduated high school in Corning, AR and continued her education at the University of MS where she met her devoted husband of 53 years, Lynn Adkins. While at Ole Miss, she attained a Business Administrative degree and was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and remained an active Alumnae until her death.

She was affectionately known as Juju and recognized by many for the beautiful smile she always wore, her inspiring spirit and her gift for encouraging others.

Judy loved socializing with her friends and throughout her adult life she remained active in various charitable organizations including Josephine Circle, Twentieth Century Garden Club and Sassy Investors.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband and her parents, Maurice and Mary Elizabeth Huddleston. Juju is survived by her sibling Richard Huddleston of Madisonville, LA, and two children: her daughter Beth Skudder and husband David, son Brad Adkins and wife Carol. Her proudest legacy were her 7 grandchildren: Will (and wife Rosebud), Mary Margaret and Maddie Skudder, Conner, Jonathan, Catherine, and Jacob Adkins.

In celebration of her life, the family will receive friends on Friday, June 9 from 5-7 p.m. at Memorial Park with the service to be held on Saturday, June 10 at 2:30 p.m. in Wilson Chapel at Christ United Methodist Church with an hour visitation in the Parlor prior to the service. The family requests friends attending the service to wear bright colors. (green was her favorite color).

Memorials may be made to the Ride 2 Rosemary benefiting WINGS or The University of Mississippi Grove Society.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on June 8, 2017
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