Below is Melvin's S.S. Death info. You can order a copy of his org. app. from S.S. If you need help to order let me know and I can send you the letter for it.
Social Security Death Index
Name: Melvin P. Adkins SSN: 224-22-6054 Last Residence: 24115Martinsville, Martinsville City, Virginia, United States of America Born: 8 Mar 1926 Died: 5 Nov 1999 State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951 )