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Carrie J. Adkins PDF Print
Friday, May 02, 2014 8:44 PM

Aug. 11, 1963-April 28, 2014

DELPHOS — Carrie J. Adkins, 50, of Delphos, died Tuesday in Allen County.

She was born Aug. 11, 1963, in Dayton to Denver G. and DeMaris (Fetters) Sturgill. Her father survives in Lockborn.

On Dec. 7, 1986, she married Paul D. Adkins Jr., who survives in Delphos.

Other survivors include three sons, Casey (Nicole) Adkins of Delphos and Codey (Laura) Adkins and Jared Adkins of Lima; three daughters, Melinda (Justin) Dunkem of New Carlisle, Paula Adkins of Delphos and Amberly (Ethan) Adkins of Gomer; a sister, Cathy (Ed) Motz of Hillsboro; two brothers, Kent (Terrie) Sturgill and Kevin (Barbara) Sturgill of Columbus; and five grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Christy Lewis and Kelly Sturgill.

Mrs. Adkins was a housewife and homemaker. She was a very active member of First Baptist Church in Lima, where she helped with missions and feeding the homeless. She was very outgoing and truly loved to help everyone in need. She enjoyed gardening, her house plants and especially enjoyed horses. Her family was her life.

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Lima, the Rev. Rob White officiating.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.

Preferred memorials are to the family.

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