The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

May 21, 2013

Patsy Ruth Adkins


DANVILLE — Patsy Ruth Adkins went peacefully to join her parents and brother in heaven at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, with her family by her side.

She was born Oct. 19, 1932, in Danville, where she remained and raised her son, Kevin.

Patsy will be missed by her son, Kevin (Leigh Anne); and grandchildren, Christopher and Katie, all of Danville; and a few lifetime friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mack and Ruth (Weidenbaker) Adkins; and a brother, Robert.

Patsy was a member of Danville United Church of Christ. She worked for Danville Industrial for over 40 years until retirement, later working for Faith in Action, Aunt Martha’s and volunteering at the VA and assisting others in getting to their appointments.

Patsy enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, church activities, watching her soap operas and many sports. She was an avid Danville Dashers fan.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, May 24, at Danville United Church of Christ, with Pastor Connie Moodie officiating. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Friday at the church.

Memorials may be made to the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation in honor of Christopher,, 8085 Saltsburg Road, Suite 201 Pittsburgh, PA 15239.

Rortvedt Funeral Services & Crematory in Tilton is assisting the family.

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