Gene M. Adkins

December 22, 1985 ‒ October 23, 2001

Adairo, Ohio

Gene M. Adkins, age 15 of Marengo died unexpectedly Tuesday evening, October 23, 2001 from injuries received in a automobile accident in Delaware County.

He was born on Dec. 22, 1985 in Westerville, Ohio. Gene was a sophomore at Highland High School, Class of 2004. He was a member of the Highland: football team, basketball team, baseball team, Student Council, and the schools Junior ROTC program. He enjoyed sports and was a member of Sacred Hearts Church.

Survived by parents: Calvin & Lori Barton Pierce of Marengo, Sisters: Shayla Pierce, Jessica M. Adkins, Grandparents: Eugene & Janet Adkins of Fredericktown, Marion Barton of Chesterville, Sandy Smith of St. Louis, MO, Aunts & Uncles, Lisa & Mike Keen, Lori & Lloyd Coleman, Lana & Jon Rogers, Mike & Nancy Barton, Pat Barton, Emily & Jeff Sparks, Tim & Brandy Barton, Rachael Barton, Tammy McDowel, Kevin & Brent Pierce,

Cousins: Gar & Abby Keen, Loren, Leslie, Lindsay Coleman, Justin & Paige Rogers, Zachary Barton, PJ Barton, Krysta & Haylee Sparks, Cole & Chloe Barton, Jessica McDowel, Zane Pierce.

Preceded in death by father: Michael E. Adkins in 1986, Grandmother: Irene Barton, Cousin: Nicholas Barton, Great-grandparents: Emmet & Ina Adkins, Merle & Dorthea Burch, Charles & Frances Lang, Lory & Mary Barton

Friends may call Friday 3-8 p.m., rosary 8:00 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Hearts Church, 4680 US 42, Cardington, Fr Charles Foeller officiating. Interment Marengo Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Gene M. Adkins Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, P.O. Box 238, Sunbury, Ohio 43074