George W. Adkins
George W. Adkins, 76, Sellersburg, died Friday, July 28, 2006, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
A native of Barnsdall, Okla., born Feb. 25, 1930, he was the son of the late Roy and Mae Stephenson Adkins.
He was a retired minister, a member of Christ Community Church of the Nazarene in New Albany and served as a missionary for the Nazarene Church in South America, and was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Roy Jr., Herbert and Theodore Adkins.
Survivors include his wife, the former Betty I. Williams; a son, Gregory G. Adkins of Sellersburg; two daughters, Carie A. Johnson of Hardinsburg and Patrice M. Esperilla of Oklahoma City; a sister, Anna Mae Applegate of Dewey, Okla.; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral: Wednesday, Aug. 2, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery near Crandall.
Officiant: Dr. Garry Pate.
Pallbearers: Gregory Adkins, Jorge Esperilla, Brad and Alan Johnson, Bob Fried and Keith Toler.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Christ Community Church of the Nazarene for world missions.