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Erma Adkins

Erma Adkins, 87, Shipshewana, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

    She was born March 14, 1926, in Wayne, W.V., to Joe and Nancy (Gilkerson) Bradshaw.

    She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Shipshewana.

    She was married January 23, 1944 to Nolice Adkins. He preceded her in death on December 9, 1968.

    Surviving are seven daughters, Connie (Herbert) Lambert, Chesapeake, Ohio, Nora Adkins, White Pigeon, Mich., Nancy Adkins, Wayne, W.V., Brenda Adkins, Shipshewana, Bernice Wagner, Culloden, W.V., Edna Adkins, Shipshewana, and Lynn (Mike) Conklin, Shipshewana; four sisters, Lou McCallister, Wayne, W.V., Ruby Nicely, Wayne, W.V., Armilda Adkins, Huntington, W.V., and Wanda Bradshaw, Wayne, W.V.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Herman Adkins, one granddaughter, Denise Adkins-King, and five brothers, Paul Gilkerson, Okey, Homer, Johny and Charley Bradshaw.

    Funeral services were held Monday, June 17, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home in Middlebury.

    Burial is in Scott Cemetery, Shipshewana.

    Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneral home.com.

    Miller-Stewart Funeral Home in Middlebury was in charge of arrangements.