June 26, 2013
LYBURN, W.Va. — Myrtle Lou Adkins, 72, of Lyburn, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 25, 2013, from her residence after a brief illness.
Born February 1, 1941, at Rita, she was daughter of the late Joe and Hannah Burgess Brown. Also preceding her in death were three sisters, Juanita Vance, Geneva Smith and Alta Mae Burgess, and five brothers, Luther Garland, Clarence Raymond, Everett Brown, Lawrence Pack, and Marion Brown.
Myrtle was a caregiver for the elderly for many years. She attended the Eagle Sanctuary when she was able. Myrtle enjoyed working jigsaw puzzles and watching the birds
Those left to cherish her memory include her one daughter, Carolyn (Vernon) Nichols of Lyburn; two sisters, her twin sister, Mabel Gibson of Lyburn and Betty Jo (Rev. John T.) Vance of Holden; one brother, Zachary (Helen) Brown of Madison Creek; a special nephew, Erwin (Kimberly) Smith of West Logan; two very special great-niece and nephew whom she loved as her own grandchildren, Hannah Smith and Bryson Smith, both of West Logan, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at noon Saturday, June 29, at Lyburn Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Condolences may be left at www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.