Kevin Adkins, 49, a native of Hamilton, AL and a resident of Wren, MS, passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 at his home. He was born in Clarksdale, MS on September 24, 1971 to Austin Adkins and Carol Adkins.
Visitation will be Friday, February 12, 2021 from 2-3 p.m. at Pinkard Funeral Home, Haleyville. Funeral service will begin at 3 p.m. with his wife Shae Adkins speaking and Bro. Phillip Noles officiating and burial to follow in Concord Baptist Church Cemetery, Natural Bridge, AL.
Pallbearers will be Richard Kitchens, Chris Todd, Walker Todd, Jerry Adkins, Richard Barnes, Jamie Davis and Tim Courington.
Kevin was a graduate of Hamilton High School. He attended Itawamba Community College in Fulton, MS and Mississippi State. He became employed with First National Bank in Hamilton. He graduated from Alabama Banking School in Mobile, and then he graduated from LSU Banking School, Baton Rouge, LA. He became branch manager for First National Bank in Lynn; collection officer for First National Bank in Hamilton; then became vice president at First National Bank in Carbon Hill. He was employed with them 24 years. In 2011 he became president and CEO of Amory Federal in Amory, MS.
He was preceded in death by his father, Austin "Bop" Adkins; grandparents, Alfred Harlan and Goldie Adkins, Revis Leigh and Janet Walker Westbrook; grandparents-in-law, Jesse Ray and Mary Jo Courington; nephew, Leighton Andrews Todd; niece, Ava Claire Bryan and good friend, Max Osborn.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Shae Adkins; mother, Carol "Nana" Adkins; sister, Leigh (Chris) Todd; best friend, Richard Kitchens; nephew, Walker (Casey) Todd and Jack Bryan; nieces, Alandis McDaniel, Adalyn Bryan, Lily Catherine Todd and Harper Violet Todd; uncles, Jerry Adkins and Allen Adkins; aunts, Linda (Barron) Davis, Joan (her late husband Geoff) Abraham; mother-in-law, Carol Bryan; his fur children, Oliver and Buttons Adkins; and his fur brother, Merlin Adkins. He was blessed with a host of cousins and friends.
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