Ocean City Today

Margaret Ann Adkins

Oct 12, 2017
Margaret Ann Adkins

printed 10/13/2017


Margaret Ann Adkins, age 86, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her family.

Born in Berlin, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd Purnell Donaway and Dollie Holland Donaway.

She is survived by her beloved husband of almost 66 years, Roland “Sonny” Frederick Adkins, Jr. Also surviving is her son, John Paul Adkins, I and his wife, Patsy, of Berlin, and Jane Louise Goslee and her husband, David, of Delmar, Maryland.

She was also preceded in death by her grandson, John Paul Adkins, II in 2001.

Surviving, are grandchildren, Jennifer Paige Adkins Jacoby and her husband, Adam, David Lewis Goslee, III, Lindsey Nicole Giblin and her husband, Dan, and great-grandchildren Jordin and Clara Jacoby.

Mrs. Adkins, fondly known as Marge, Mom, Mom-Mom A and Big Mom-Mom, was a graduate of Buckingham High School Class of 1948. She was a dedicated wife and mother and very instrumental in the family electrical business.

A very spiritual and loving mother, she instilled morals and the love of Christ to her children and grandchildren, and was always there for anyone when needed. She had been a member of Stevenson United Methodist Church for many years, former Sunday school teacher, and member of the Stevenson United Methodist Women, Holly Chapter of Eastern Star, and Boggs-Disharoon American Legion Post #123 Ladies Auxiliary.

The family would like to thank Coastal Hospice at the Lake, and her caregivers at home, Avias, Piara, Cynthia, Phyllis, Tanesia, Qwen and Niesha.

A funeral service was held on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 at Stevenson United Methodist Church in Berlin. Rev. Ronald Schatz officiated. Interment followed in Evergreen Cemetery.

A donation in her memory may be made to: Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 North Main St., Berlin, Maryland 21811, or Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, Maryland 28104.

Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com. Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.

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