Eva Nell Adkins, 75, of Brownfield passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 in Denver City. Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 12, 2010 at Terry County Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Carter officiating.
The family will have a visitation Wednesday, August 11, 2010 from 6-8:00 p.m. at Brownfield Funeral Home.
Eva was born on April 6, 1935 to Spencer and Mary Jones in Wellman, where she attended schools as a child. She married James Adkins on June 1, 1967 in Brownfield. He preceded her in death on July 9, 1978. She then married David Adkins on December 22, 1979 in Brownfield. He preceded her in death on August 30, 2002. She was also preceded in death by 2 sisters and 5 brothers. Eva worked for GTE Telephone Company for many years before retiring. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Eva is survived by her daughter, Mary Wilmeth and her husband Ty of Plains; 2 step-daughters, Sherry Shaw and her husband Larry of Albuquerque and Janice McKinley and her husband David of Lubbock; 2 step-sons, David Adkins, Jr. and Troy Adkins and his wife Shari all of Lubbock; her brother, Billy Ray Jones and his wife Wanda of Brownfield; 2 sisters, Mary Bell Luker of Brownfield and Lois Brown of Lubbock; her granddaughter, Elizabeth Braquet and her husband Ryan of Lubbock; 7 step-grandchildren and 5 step-great grandchildren.