Jimmy Ray Adkins, age 80 of Coalburg, passed away on Wednesday August 12, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Ann Adkins; son, James Rodney Adkins; parents, Emmett and Myrtle Adkins; brother, Ronnie Joe Adkins. He was a member of Coalburg Independent Baptist Church. Many folks remember Mr. Adkins as the owner and operator, for 43 years, of Adkins Grocery Store in Coalburg. He was always helping friends and neighbors in any way he could, everyone loved Mr. Adkins. He loved life and always had a smile on his face. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and neighbors.
Mr. Adkins is survived by his wife, Lorna Reed Adkins; children, Jeff Adkins (Jerri), and Mark Adkins (Tracy); step-children, Bobby Reed (Karen), Davy Reed (Elizabeth), Kimberly Harradine (Rob), Brenda Gorman (Dan), Danny Reed (Kim); grandchildren, Justin, Kayla, Kristyn, Courtney, Emily and Austin; great-grandchildren, Julianna, Jordan, Kollins, and Lily; brothers and sisters, Patsy Rhoades (Ronnie), Frankie Adkins, Shirley Kelley (Harry), and Janet Adkins; special fur baby, Belle; numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday August 15, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Walker Chapel Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Walker Chapel Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Walker Chapel Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 205-849-5000, Fultondale.
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