March 26, 1942 ‒ February 22, 2021
Janet Adkins, age 78, of Fredericktown, formerly of Marengo passed away Monday morning, February 22, 2021, at Morrow Manor in Chesterville.
She was born in Marion on March 26, 1942, to the late Merle and Dorothea (Hulse) Burch. She graduated from Marion Harding High School in 1960.
One of a kind, Janet was a true gem. She was strong-willed and fiercely independent. She enjoyed playing bingo, games, and winters spent in Florida.
Her life centered on caring for the needs of her family and she will be remembered for her caring ways and love of family.
In 1961 she married Eugene Adkins and together they spent 48 wonderful years raising a family and enjoying life until his sad passing in 2009.
She is survived by daughters: Lisa (Mike) Keen of Fredericktown, Lori (Lloyd) Coleman of Mt. Gilead, Lana Rogers (Amy) of Fredericktown, daughter-in-law and her husband: Lori (Calvin) Pierce of Marengo, 9 Grandchildren: Jessica Adkins, Loren (Thomas) Cronenwett, Justin (Amber) Rogers, Leslie (Ray)Barber, Gar (Megan) Keen, Lindsay (Ryan) Creasap, Paige Rogers, Abby (Austin) Hoeflich, Shayla Pierce, great-grandchildren: Grace, Glory, Gigi, Mason, Kotiana, Colton, Nadia, Caiden, Makayla, Adley, Keagan, Hayden, sister Jean Nicolosi, and the extended Adkins family.
She was also preceded in death by her son: Michael in 1986, grandson: Gene in 2001, and brother Don Burch.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 1st at the Marengo Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Sunbury.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com