Amanda Lynn “Mandy” Adkins

November 14, 1978 ‒ November 25, 2000

Galena, Ohio

Amanda Lynn “Mandy” Adkins, age 22 of Galena died at her home Saturday evening, November 25, 2000 following a courageous battle against brain cancer.

She was born on November 14, 1978 in Columbus to Darrel and Phyllis (Doane) Adkins of Galena. Graduate of Olentangy High School Class of 1997, a cheerleader, active in track and choir. Lifelong area resident, a dental assistant, she attended Columbus State University, and was a volunteer for Grady Memorial Hospital.

In addition to her parents she is also survived by Sister & Brother-in-law: Tami (Brian) Lee of Galena, Grandparents: Raymond and Tina Doane of Sunbury, Opal Adkins of Morehead, KY, Nephews: Austin and Colton, Aunts and Uncles: Joyce & Phil Link, Charlene & Gary Sullivan, Sharon Edwards, Paul & Jo Adkins, Glaspie Adkins, Madison & Theresa Adkins, Michael & Cathy Adkins, and many loving cousins.

Proceeded in death by grandfather: Beecher Adkins.

Friends may call Wednesday 4-8 PM at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury where funeral services will be held Thursday 1:30 p.m., Minister John Tewell and Pastor Frank Carl officiating. Interment will follow in Cheshire Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Musicians Against Childhood Cancer, 1434 S. 3 B’s & K Rd., Galena, Ohio 43021 to benefit St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital.

  • I am truly sorry for your loss. Please be assured that all loved ones have the opportunity to be in our heavenly fathers memory for a resurrection. The day will come when the memorial tombs will open and the dead will arise.