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Howard Adkins
Date of Death or Service Mar 24, 2017
Howard Adkins

 Howard Adkins, age 77 of Dickson, TN, died on March 21, 2017.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 4pm until 8pm and on Friday from 1pm until time of service.  A funeral service is scheduled for Friday, March 24, 2017 at 3pm at the Taylor Funeral Home.  Place of rest will be in the Dickson County Memorial Gardens. 

Mr. Adkins was born March 30, 1939 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He was a son of the late Howard Wesley Adkins and Geneva Elizabeth McMillan Adkins.  For 45 years, he pastored First Baptist Church of Burns located on Church Street.  Howard was a great dad, a very loving man of God, and well respected in the community.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Adkins, and brother, Charles Adkins.

He is survived by his children, Debra June Long (Jimmy) of Goosecreek, SC, Tammy Jean Warden of Bon Aqua, TN, Libby Marie Burlison (Allen) of Fairview, TN, Jonathan Adkins of Dickson, TN, Kanda Maeleen Mowbray (Darrell) of White Bluff, TN; his brother, Raymond Adkins of Ohio; his sister, Edith Wilson of Ohio; 12 grandchildren, Jamie Long, Aaron Warden (Kristina), Amber Johnson (John), Christopher Warden, Crystal Warden, Ruby Jean Warden, Dr. Joseph Burlison (Hayley), Joshua Burlison (Kelly), Bethany Crutcher (Darrell), Alex Burlison (Ashley), Darrell Mowbray II (Morgan), Sharlene Mowbray; 17 great grandchildren, Zoe Long, Jake Long, Emmie Long, Lucas Long, Jordyn Long, Gracean Long, Samuel Howard Johnson, Jeremiah Jacob Johnson, Emily Johnson, Isaac Johnson, Wesley Johnson, Christian Crutcher, Bentley Burlison, Ana Burlison, Caitlyn Crutcher, Solomon Burlison, Darrell Charles Mowbray III.


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