Evelyn Adkins, age 71, of Bean Station, went to be with her Lord on Monday, April 19, 2010, at the Morristown Hamblen Healthcare System. She was a member of Adriel Baptist Church and co-owned and operated Adkins Gulf, along with her husband, Elmer, for thirty five years. She loved her family and springtime. She was the daughter of the late Jim and Ressie Seal. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Garrett, Dean, Dallas and Darnell Seal and a son, Johnny Adkins.
Survivors include her husband, Elmer Adkins, sister, Macel Bunch, son, Larry Adkins, daughters, Linda Adkins and Karen Adkins. Grandchildren, Christy Adkins, Ashley (T.J.) McKinney, Austin Adkins and Zachary Adkins. Great grandchildren, Devon and Kaelyn McKinney.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Stubblefield Funeral Home. The Rev. Tim Collins will officiate. Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, in the Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family of Mrs. Adkins will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday prior to the funeral. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Adriel Baptist Church.
Stubblefield Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.