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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Milem Adkins

Sunday, April 27, 2003

MOREHOUSE - Milem T. Adkins, 104, died April 24, 2003, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston.

Born July 20, 1898, in Morehouse, son of the late William Taylor and Susie Millington Adkins, he was a lifelong resident of Morehouse and a retired carpenter and farmer.

On Oct. 7, 1918, in Oklahoma, he married Sarah Jane Anderson who preceded him in death on Aug. 27, 1996.

Survivors include: one son, Elvin Adkins of Morehouse; one daughter, Opal Jackson of Norco, Calif.; and five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by one son, Verlon Adkins, in 1934.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Morehouse, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Gary Myers of Sikeston will officiate.

Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.