Jacob Kemper ADKINS [“Knotty Jake”](Henry ADKINS5, Isaac ADKINS4, Hezekiah ADKINS3, Parker V. ADKINS2, William Atkinson ADKINS1 )was born February 1852 in Logan County, (West) Virginia. He married Malinda WILLIAMSON about 1876 in Lincoln County, West Virginia. She was born about 1858 in Virginia.
The 1920 census for Enumeration District 7, Harts Creek Magisterial District, Lincoln County, West Virginia lists: Moses ADKINS 23 and mother Malinda ADKINS 61.
Children of Jacob Kemper ADKINS and Malinda WILLIAMSON are:
i.Joseph ADKINS was born 17 May 1876 in Roane County, West Virginia.
ii.Isiah ADKINS [Isaiah ADKINS] was born about 1877 in Roane County, West Virginia.
iii.Alifare ADKINS was born July 1880 in Roane County, West Virginia.
iv.Henry ADKINS was born March 1883.
v.Elzina ADKINS was born about 1886.
vi.Evangeline ADKINS was born April 1889.
vii.Malinda E. ADKINS was born June 1891.
viii.Lucinda ADKINS was born July 1893 in Lincoln County, West Virginia. She married Kale BROWNING. He was born before 1894.
ix.Moses ADKINS ***was born 27 April 1896. According to the Adkins book, pare 148, he married Karen Carter [cf. Kernie Carter in the obituary of Raymond Arvel Adkins, below.]
Raymond Arvel Adkins
Raymond Arvel Adkins, 86, of Whitman died Jan. 6, 2008. Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Central United Baptist Church, Logan. Friends may call Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the church. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville.
Raymond Arvel Adkins
Obituaries Wednesday, January 09, 2008
Published: Wednesday, January 9, 2008 4:49 AM CST
WHITMAN, W.Va. — ***Mr. Raymond Arvel Adkins, 86, of Whitman, was born June 30, 1921, at Coal Branch of Harts, a son of the late Mose and Kernie Carter Adkins. He went home to be with Jesus Sunday, January 6, 2008, at CAMC Memorial at Charleston after a long illness.
Also preceding him in death was his loving wife of 44 years, Thena Webb Adkins; step-mothers, Lucinda Marcum Adkins and Ida Browning Adkins; five sisters, Ersa, Nancy and Cora Adkins, Pansy Toler and Shirley Malcolm; three brothers Henry Adkins, Samuel Adkins and William Adkins; one step-sister, Audrey Bryant, and four step-brothers, Luther, Clete, Vernon and Leonard Marcum.
Raymond graduated from Logan High School in 1941. He was a World War II veteran proudly serving four years with the U.S. Army under the 66th Station Hospital, 300 General Hospital, and the 3rd Armored Infantry Regiment of the 1st Armored Division in the European Theater. He was employed for 34 years with Island Creek Coal Company. Raymond was a Christian of 50 years and a member of the UMWA and Central United Baptist Church where he served as trustee.
Those left to cherish his memory include five daughters: Elsie (John David) Collins of Holden, Wilma (Danny) Lucas of Lenore, Viola (Robert) Meade and Linda (Edward) Cox, both of Whitman, and Florence (Rev. Bud) Gallimore of Hillsboro, Ohio; 10 sons, Dennis (Kathy) Adkins of Spars Creek, Rev. Donald (Mary) Adkins of Lexington, Ky., Kenneth Lee (Tammy) Adkins of Garretts Fork, James (Elaine) Tomblin of Sissonville, Monroe (Tilda) Tomblin and Taylor (Marsha) Tomblin, both of Whitman, Denver (Carol) Tomblin of Louisville, Ky., Rodney (Kathy) Tomblin of Cleveland, Ohio, Kenneth (Tammy) Tomblin of Foster, Rev. Bruce (Brenda) Adkins of Point Pleasant, also Gary Dale (Dredria) Adkins of Lenore; one sister, Alice Marcum of Charleston; two brothers, Virgil (Donna) Adkins of Mitchell Heights and Kelly Adkins of Ripley; one step-brother Nathan Marcum of Harts; one step-sister, Brooke Harless of Madison; 45 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 9, at the Central United Baptist Church at Logan with Rev. Glenn White Jr., Rev. Lonnie Gore and Rev. Raymond Bumgarner officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens at Godby with Military Graveside Rites.
His grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. today at the church where special services will be conducted at 7 p.m.
Evans Funeral Home of Chapmanville is in charge of the arrangements.
Alice Adkins Marcum, 74, of Charleston, formerly of Mt. Gay, died at her residence July 6, 2008, surrounded by her family after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
She was born in Lincoln County the daughter of the late Mose and Kernie Carter Adkins. Alice was a retired home healthcare worker for 12 years, and was a member of the Harvest Time Church of God in Charleston.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Marcum; stepmothers, Lucinda Marcum Adkins and Ida Browning Adkins; sisters, Ersa, Nancy and Cora Adkins, Pansy Toler, Shirley Malcomb and Audrey Bryant; brothers, Henry, Sam, Bill and Raymond Adkins, and Cletus, Vernon (Bo) and Leonard Marcum.
Surviving are her five children and their spouses, Beulah and Kenneth Sampson, Glen and Gail Marcum, Faith and James Stephens, Keith and Sue Marcum, Gary and Delores Marcum, all of the Charleston area; four grandchildren, Christopher and Audi Vance, Timothy Stephens, Joseph Marcum and Brian Marcum; one great-grandson, Christopher Alan Vance; brothers and their spouses, Virgil J. and Donna Adkins of Logan, Phillip Kelly and Mary Adkins of Ripley, and Nathan and Patty Marcum of Greenview; sister and her husband, Brookie and Ray Burgess of Ramage.
Alice left many nieces, nephews and their families. She loved all and tried to be a friend to everyone.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston, with the Rev. Jess Inclenrock and Assistant Pastor Renee Hall officiating. Burial will follow at Adkins-Marcum Cemetery, Greenview, Boone County, West Virginia.
Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to Harvest Time Church of God, 1704 Washington Street W., Charleston, WV 25312.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Marcum family.
x.Charlotte ADKINS was born April 1900.