Patricia Karen "Patty" Adkins, 73, of Laurel Branch, WV, joined her Savior in Heaven on July 6, 2018, at Raleigh General Hospital. Patty was born on December 26, 1944, in Landville, WV, a daughter of the late Burb Payne and Athlene Gay Davis Payne Southard. She was a member of the Big Cub Missionary Baptist and a 1962 graduate of Baileysville High School. Her sister Linda Collings also preceded her in death. Patty leaves behind her beloved husband Wesley Adkins; daughter Jennifer Harding of Kernersville, NC; son John Adkins of Loris, SC; grandson Michael Adkins of Tampa, FL; two granddaughters Samantha Harding of Franklin, NC, and Amber Johnson of Loris, SC; three great granddaughters; a great grandson; two brothers James Payne and Charles Southard; a brother-in-law Louis Collings; and many other loving family and friends. Funeral service will be at Noon on Monday, July 9th, at Big Cub Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Glen Hatfield and Rev. Louis Collings officiating. Entombment will be in Palm Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Matheny. Friends may call from 5-9 PM Sunday, July 8th, at the Church. Arrangements by Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.
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