Wilma M. Adkins, 81, Springfield, Ohio, formerly of Vinton, Ohio passed away Sunday, August 16, 2020 at the Forest Glen Health Care Campus, Springfield, Ohio. She was born May 28, 1939 in Accoville, West Virginia to the late Oscar and Alberta Knootz Stapleton. Wilma married Elmer Adkins and he preceded her in death December 23, 1985.
Wilma retired from Cooper Industries of Springfield, Ohio following 28 years of employment. She was a member of High Praise Ministry Church, Jackson, Ohio. Wilma also enjoyed shopping, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.
Those left to cherish her memory are sons Michael (Janice) Adkins and Matthew (Rhonda) Adkins, both of Springfield, Ohio; nine grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; brothers, Danny Stapleton, Vinton, Ohio and Roger (Debbie) Stapleton, Jackson, Ohio; sisters, Barbara Bentley, Jackson, Ohio, Jerri Cline, West Minster, Maryland and Helen McPeters, Greenville, Tennessee; several nieces, nephews and extended family. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Wilma’s niece, Joyce Ann for her loving care during Wilma’s illness.
In addition to her parents and husband, Wilma was preceded in death by son, Brian Adkins, brother, Richard Stapleton, sisters, Irene Fyffe and Donna Jackson.
The Family would like to extend a special thank you to Forrest Glenn Health Care Campus of Springfield, Ohio for their exceptional care of Wilma.
Visitation will be held Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at The McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel. In accordance with her wishes, cremation will follow. Social distancing protocol will be observed, and face masks will be required.
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