Eunice Adkins of Branchland
Eunice Adkins, 77, of Branchland, WV, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at Cabell-Huntington Hospital. Funeral services were conducted at 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 10, 2011 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, WV, by Pastor Eddie McComas and Pastor Garland Perry. Burial followed at the Sanders Cemetery at East Lynn, WV. She was born May 13, 1934 at East Lynn, WV, a daughter of the late Ollie and Oma Merritt Sanders. She was a homemaker and member of the Liberty United Baptist Church. Her husband, Willard Adkins, two sisters, Opal Sanders Martin and Macie Mae Sanders Carter, and four brothers, James Hubert Sanders, Henry Howard Sanders, Ollie Wilson Sanders, and Millard Sanders, also preceded her in death. Survivors include five sons, Patrick Poe and wife, Ardella of Rocky Gap, VA, George Barnett of Branchland, WV, Dexter Poe of Huntington, WV, Dwayne Eplin and wife, Cindy of North Carolina, and David Eplin of Wayne, WV; three sisters, Nella Sanders Mills and husband, Clarence of East Lynn, WV, Kathleen Sanders Wilson of Wayne, WV, and Charlotte Sanders Maynard and husband, Eugene of Cleveland, OH; two brothers, Clarence Sanders and wife, Dewanda of Wayne, WV, and Carl Sanders of Decatur, TN; six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Friends called from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Morris Funeral Home. The family would like to thank the WV Choice Workers and the staff at Cabell-Huntington Hospital, as well as all of the home health workers and those who helped in any way during her illness.