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Ella Adkins

August 24, 1918 — June 5, 2014

COALVILLE – Ella Mae Robertson Adkins, age 95, departed this earthly life June 5, 2014.  She was born of goodly parents, Ezra Finch Robertson and Bessie Pearl Winkler, August 24, 1918, in Wanship, Utah, the fourth child of thirteen children.  She attended school in Wanship and North Summit High School in Coalville.  She married John William Adkins on December 20, 1934 in the Salt Lake L.D.S. Temple.  They became the parents of nine children and three foster daughters.

She was an active member of the L.D.S. Church and served in many positions including ordinance worker in the Ogden and Atlanta Temples.  She was a Relief Society visiting teacher for over 71 years.  She loved genealogy research and completed many names for her and her husband’s ancestors.

Her greatest joy and happiness came from her beloved family, finding great pleasure in their achievements.  She was proud of and honored her noble heritage.  She highly honored her membership in the L.D.S. Church and had a strong testimony of the truthfulness of it and of the precious work given us to do here on the earth.

She is survived by seven children: Louise Symes, Linda (David) Griffin, Robert (Helen) Adkins, EllaMae (Boyce) Judd, Teri Adkins, Lori (Don) Winters, Janet (Lynn) Jackson, daughter-in-law Shanna Adkins and three foster daughters, Evelyn, Rosita and Susan and their families; 40 grandchildren, 53 great grandchildren, and 12 great-great grandchildren and brother Ralph, sister-in-law June and brother-in-law Glade.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sons Frank and John, Jr., grandson Cameron and granddaughter Pamela, six brothers and five sisters.

Services will be held at the Coalville Stake Center on Saturday, June 14 at 1 pm.  A viewing will be on Friday, June 13 at 6-8 p.m. and on Saturday 11:45 to 12:45 at the Stake Center.

Interment will be at the Coalville City Cemetery.

Many thanks to everyone who gave such loving care of our Mother.


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