Ruth E. Adkins

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Graveside services for Ruth Adkins, of Ridgeland, formerly ofBrookhaven, are 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19 at Easthaven Cemetery.Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Adkins, 88, died Jan. 17, 2006, at The Arbor Nursing Homein Ridgeland. She was born in Hope, Ark., on June 7, 1917, toErnest Hollinger and Myrtle Flanagan Hollinger.

She was a retired sales clerk for Phillips Military Surplus. Shewas a member of Brookway Church of Christ.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, ShermanAdkins; and a son, Perry Adkins.

Survivors are her sons, Gerald Adkins, of Starkville, and RandyAdkins, of Brookhaven; her daughters, Judy Phillips, of Brookhaven,and Laura Lea Cobb, of Starkville; six grandchildren; and twogreat-grandchildren.