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Laura F. (Baughman) Adkinson

November 21, 1923 - May 1, 2010
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Laura F. "Fran" Adkinson, 86, of Springfield, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Petersburg, IL. She was born Nov. 21, 1923 in Taylorville, IL the daughter of the late Owen S. Baughman and Ruth (Tackett) Baughman-McLeod. She married Chester Adkinson on Feb. 19, 1949 in Taylorville and he preceded her in death on Feb. 1, 2009. Mrs. Adkinson was a homemaker. She is survived by a daughter, Rebecca Riley of Petersburg, IL, a son Michael Adkinson of Pensacola, FL, a grandson Sean Riley (comapanion Tracy Gum), a granddaughter, Sarah Riley of Springfield, 2 great-grandsons, and a great-granddaughter. Besides...
Laura F. "Fran" Adkinson, 86, of Springfield, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Petersburg, IL.

She was born Nov. 21, 1923 in Taylorville, IL the daughter of the late Owen S. Baughman and Ruth (Tackett) Baughman-McLeod. She married Chester Adkinson on Feb. 19, 1949 in Taylorville and he preceded her in death on Feb. 1, 2009.

Mrs. Adkinson was a homemaker.

She is survived by a daughter, Rebecca Riley of Petersburg, IL, a son Michael Adkinson of Pensacola, FL, a grandson Sean Riley (comapanion Tracy Gum), a granddaughter, Sarah Riley of Springfield, 2 great-grandsons, and a great-granddaughter.

Besides her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her step-father, George McLeod and 2 step-brothers.

Services are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 E. Allen, Springfield, where memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2010 from 5 to 7 pm. Memorial graveside service will be held on Friday, May 7, 2010 at 1pm at Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society.

Please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.

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