Obituary of Mary Adkins
Mary Ann Adkins, 90, of Parsonsburg, died on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in Parsonsburg on October 1, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Bertha Owens.
Mary Ann was a member of Allen Memorial Baptist Church in Salisbury where she previously served as the church librarian, taught Sunday School and led the youth group. In her younger years she was a member of Zion United Methodist Church where she was a teacher for the youth groups. She was also a member of the Mar Zion Homemakers where she served 4 years as President.
She was a 1945 graduate of Wicomico High School. Following graduation she went to work for the City of Salisbury as a Secretary in the tax department. She volunteered in various capacities in many different community projects. Mary Ann helped run the family business, Fred B. Adkins & Sons.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Gary T. Adkins; four brothers, Everett, Elton, Thomas and Ralph Owens and a sister, Emma Lutes.
Mary Ann is survived by her husband of 69 years, Fred B. Adkins of Parsonsburg; a son, Gaylon Adkins and his wife Tammy of Parsonsburg; three grandchildren, Heather, Bryan and Kristie; four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, August 10, 2018 at Holloway Funeral Home, Salisbury. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Rev. Danny Pace will officiate. Burial will be in Wicomico Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Allen Memorial Baptist Church, 1303 Snow Hill Rd, Salisbury, MD 21804; Zion United Methodist Church, 31104 Zion Road, Salisbury, MD 21804 or Parsonsburg Fire Department, P.O. Box 208, Parsonsburg, MD 21849.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.hollowayfh.com.
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