Wanda Faye Adkins
1959 - 2021
Stanfield Mortuary Svc
2491 South Main Street
Rocky Mount, VA 24151-5997
Wanda Faye Adkins

July 1, 1959 - April 23, 2021

Wanda Faye Adkins died on Friday, April 23, 2021, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Va.

She was born in Rocky Mount on July 1, 1959, to Andrew and Alice Adkins. She was last employed by AT&T in Oakton, Va. Wanda was preceded in death by her father, Andrew W. Adkins; mother, Alice Emma Adkins; and her niece, Allyson Adkins. Wanda accepted Christ at an early age, was baptized by the Morningside Missionary Baptist Church at her young age.

Wanda attended school in and successfully graduated from the Franklin County Public School division and went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management information System from Virginia Commonwealth University College in Richmond, Va. She continued her college by entering into a Master of Business Administration Degree program at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, Mo. She concluded her college roadmap by obtaining a Master's Certificate in Project Management at the University of Texas, Austin, Texas.

Wanda leaves to cherish her memory five sibling, Retired United States Army Colonel Ronald (JoAnne) Adkins of Fairfax Station, Va., Retired United States Air Force Major Carrington (Nancy) Adkins of Fredericksburg, Va., Mr. William Adkins of Rocky Mount, Va., Mr. John (Felsia) Adkins of Rocky Mount, Va.; two great aunts, Mrs. Shirley Jackson of Salem, Va. and Mrs. Ruth McDaniel of Ferrum, Va.; one very close friend of the family, Mrs. Gretel Anderson of Clifton Forge, Va.; and a host of very supportive and loving nieces and nephews, cousins as well as friends.

The funeral celebration will be conducted at the Adkins Family Cemetery gravesite on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 11 a.m. and will be streamed live on Stanfield Mortuary Facebook page.

The family will receive friends at Stanfield Mortuary Service, Rocky Mount, Va., as a drive-through viewing starting at 12 noon on Monday, April 26, 2021.

The family is requesting in lieu of flowers that memorial donations be made to The Morningside Missionary Baptist Church, 11799 Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151 in Wanda's Name.
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Published by Roanoke Times on Apr. 25, 2021.
Stanfield Mortuary Svc
2491 South Main Street, Rocky Mount, VA 24151-5997
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We offer John 3:16 as a memory verse for our sister Wanda. God called you home, but we will always remember you and your infectious smile as a beacon of hope for others. We love you - Rest in Peace!
Ronald & Jo Anne Adkins
May 1, 2021
Dear Family,
We cherish our all too brief moments with Wanda. Her good heart and good works have led her right to God’s Holy Hands.
Much love
Courtney and Carlos Huff and Gail Corey
Courtney Huff
April 27, 2021
Our deepest sympathy and prayers are extended to all of the members of this fine family of Wanda Faye Adkins. Grace and Peace to you all.
Nathaniel L. Bishop
April 27, 2021
My deepest sympathies to the family
Louis H Nichols
April 27, 2021
We were so saddened to read of Wanda's passing. Keeping the family in prayer. Love Family.
Veronica & Lawrence Harper, Family
April 26, 2021
Please know that during this time you have my condolences. May God bless you all.
Connie Bishop King
April 26, 2021
Gail Jones
April 26, 2021
Condolences & prayers for the Adkins family
Roberta carter
April 26, 2021
We, the decedents of Mae (Huff) and James Jones, are so sorry to hear of the passing of Wanda. We have loving memories of playing together every time we went to Rocky Mount. Please know we mourn with you.
Jones Extended Family Reunion
April 26, 2021
I am sorry for your loss. May your memories comfort you.
Elaine Hawkins
April 26, 2021
It saddened my heart to learn of Wanda´s passing. However, we know our hearts are soothed by the presence of the Lord. Put your trust in the arms of God and He will direct your footsteps on your journey of life. Family - may God bless each of you. I each of you.
Florella H. Johnson
April 26, 2021
Praying that God will comfort and keep each of you during your bereavement and as Wanda´s legacy lives on.
Lynn Bishop Melton
April 25, 2021
The LORD said "Whom shall I send?" And who will go for us?" "Here am I. Send me!" Isaiah 6:1-8
Norris C. Hopkins
April 25, 2021