June 23, 1923 ‒ May 22, 2014
Juanita Adkins, 90, of Delaware passed away Thursday afternoon May 22, 2014 at Grady Memorial Hospital.
She was born June 23, 1923 in Mason County, West Virginia to Lorenzo Dow Jackson and Mary (Gilbert) Jackson. Juanita worked for Ranco Manufacturing in Delaware and Plain City and she was a very accomplished seamstress. Her greatest joy was spending time with her daughter. Left to cherish her memory is her daughter Karen Lee Adkins; stepchildren Sharon (Wayne) Swisher and Glenn (Anna) Adkins; daughter-in-law Francis McCumber; brother George W. Jackson; sister Zelma Broughton; grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Gilbert E. Adkins, son Gary Eugene McCumber, stepson Wayne Adkins and 6 brothers L. Dallas, Clarence, Russell, Herman, Herbert, and Jesse Jackson. The family will receive friends on Tuesday May 27th from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William Street at Valleyside Drive, Delaware. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 pm. Burial will be in Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery. Contributions in Juanita’s memory may be made to HomeReach Hospice of Delaware. Condolences may be expressed to the family and memories may be shared by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com