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Etta Adkins

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

(p) 740-682-6696

(f) 740-682-7862



Etta Adkins passed away Monday, January 13th, 2020 at Four Winds of Jackson. She was born October 24th, 1925 at a little home in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Rev. Pete McCain and Frances (Oliver) McCain. She had four brothers, three of which preceded her in death except for Virgel McCain. She was also preceded in death by two sisters.

In the year 1942 she married Herbert Adkins of Oak Hill, Ohio who preceded her in death on November 24th, 2009. They were married for 67 years and from this union they were blessed with three wonderful children; Herbert Jr., Keith, and Judith all of Oak Hill, Ohio. Upon becoming men and women, Herbert Jr. married Marlyn Snyder and their children’s names were Angela Lynn who is deceased and Timothy. Keith married Marita Kayra of Finland and they had two children, Allen and Teresa. Judith married Mike Metzler and had two children, Anna and Jennifer. In addition, she had six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; as well as many, many brothers and sisters in the church and many friends and relatives.

Etta wanted all to know how great God’s love has been to her family through the years and of his great love and saving power. Per Etta… “Come on over and see me in my new home, not made with hands!”

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, January 16th, 2020 from 4-8PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 17th, 2020 at 11AM at the funeral home with Elder Teddy Honaker officiating. Burial will follow at Horeb Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to

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