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Evelyn Cumbo Adkins

September 3, 1932 October 28, 2019
Evelyn Cumbo Adkins
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Obituary for Evelyn Cumbo Adkins

Evelyn Jeanette Cumbo Adkins, 87, of Callands, VA went to her heavenly home on Monday, October 28, 2019. Mrs. Adkins was born on September 3, 1932 in Abingdon, VA to the late Ernest Cumbo and the late Stella Arnold Cumbo.

Evelyn was a member of White Oak Worship Center in Blairs, VA. She retired from Dan River Mills after more than 50 years of service. Mrs. Adkins will be remembered for her deep love of her family. She also enjoyed traveling and gardening. Her love of Jesus was seen in her devotion to her church and to others.

She is survived her husband, Hugh W. Adkins, Sr.; her daughter, Sylvia Cobbs (Cabell); grandchildren, Jennifer Lovelace (Timothy), Joshua Cobbs (Becky), Ben Cobbs (Hillary); five great-grandchildren; six stepchildren, Patricia Dudley (Randy), Sandra Hankins, Kathy Crawley (J.T.), and Gail Rigney; James Adkins (Pam), and Hugh Adkins, Jr. (Linda); thirteen step-grandchildren; twenty step-great-grandchildren; and eight step-great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Jerry Lynn Adkins; sisters, Lorraine Spence, Jewel Chavers, and Irene Pruitt.

A funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019 at White Oak Worship Center, 8465 U S Highway 29, Blairs, VA 24527, with Pastor Roger Ewing and Pastor Cabell Cobbs officiating. A visitation will be held prior to the funeral from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the Adkins family Cemetery.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave. Danville is serving the Adkins family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.


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Visitation

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Nov

1:00 PM 11/1/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 11/1/2019 2:00:00 PM
White Oak Worship Center

8465 US-29
Blairs, VA 24527

White Oak Worship Center
8465 US-29 Blairs 24527 VA
United States

Funeral

Friday

1

Nov

2:00 PM 11/1/2019 2:00:00 PM
White Oak Worship Center

8465 US-29
Blairs, VA 24527

White Oak Worship Center
8465 US-29 Blairs 24527 VA
United States
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