John Franklin Adkins, Sr.

Male 1880 - 1954  (73 years)


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  • Name John Franklin Adkins 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Nickname J.F. 
    Born 3 Oct 1880  Haynesville, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Aug 1954  Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 9 Aug 1954  Old Sarepta Cemetery - Sarepta, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1707  Cody LeBlanc's Family Tree
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2016 

    Family Esther Houston,   b. 13 Dec 1874, Shongaloo, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1937, Cotton Valley, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1903  Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lillian Esther Adkins,   b. 28 Aug 1904, Cotton Valley, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 2002, White Oak, Gregg County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    +2. George Houston Adkins,   b. 26 Dec 1906, Cotton Valley, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1991, Longview, Gregg County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +3. Isha Mary Adkins,   b. 28 Oct 1908, Cotton Valley, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1999, White Oak, Gregg County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +4. Frances Ruth Adkins,   b. 5 Nov 1911, Cotton Valley, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1995, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. John Franklin Adkins, Jr.,   b. 17 Dec 1913, Cotton Valley, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1965, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +6. Pennie Wills Adkins,   b. 9 Oct 1918, Cotton Valley, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1971, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F648  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John Franklin Adkins, Sr.
    John Franklin Adkins, Sr.
    John Franklin Adkins, Sr.
    John Franklin Adkins, Sr.
    Home of John Franklin Adkins, Sr.
    Home of John Franklin Adkins, Sr.
    Cotton Valley, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA
    J.F. Adkins Family
    J.F. Adkins Family
    Back Row L to R: John Franklin Adkins, Jr., John Franklin Adkins, Sr., Pennie Wills Adkins, George Houston Adkins.

    Front Row L to R: Frances Ruth Adkins Service, Lillian Adkins Bigham, Isha Adkins Cloud, and John Edmon Wills

    Documents
    U.S. World War I Draft Card - John Franklin Adkins
    U.S. World War I Draft Card - John Franklin Adkins
    Name: John Franklin Adkins
    County: Webster
    State: Louisiana
    Birth Date: 3 Oct 1880
    Race: White
    Occupation: Farmer
    Employer: Self
    Place of Employment: Cotton Valley, Webster, La.
    Nearest Relative Name: Esther Adkins
    Nearest Relative Address: Cotton Valley, Webster, La.
    Height: Medium
    Build: Medium
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Black
    U.S. World War II Draft Card - John Franklin Adkins, Sr.
    U.S. World War II Draft Card - John Franklin Adkins, Sr.
    Name: John Franklin Adkins
    Birth Date: 3 Oct 1880
    Residence: Route 1 Box 124, Cotton Valley, Louisiana, USA
    Age: 61
    Birth Place: Haynesville, Claiborne, Louisiana
    Employer's Name: Farming
    Place of Employment: Cotton Valley, Webster, La.
    Obituary of John Franklin Adkins, Sr.
    Obituary of John Franklin Adkins, Sr.
    Published in The Shreveport Times on August 9, 1954
    Adkins Family Holds Reunion at Shongaloo
    Adkins Family Holds Reunion at Shongaloo
    Published in The Shreveport Times on June 27, 1948

    Headstones
    Headstone of John Franklin Adkins, Sr.
    Headstone of John Franklin Adkins, Sr.
    Old Sarepta Cemetery - Sarepta, Louisiana, USA
    Headstone of John Franklin Adkins, Sr. and Esther Houston Wills Adkins
    Headstone of John Franklin Adkins, Sr. and Esther Houston Wills Adkins
    Old Sarepta Cemetery - Sarepta, Louisiana, USA

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:

      J.F. Adkins, Sr. Succumbs at 73

      Funeral services will be held at New Sarepta Baptist Church for John Franklin Adkins Sr., 73, of Sarepta, who died in a Shreveport hospital at 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

      The Rev. R.O. Bazer, former pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the Old Sarepta Cemetery under the direction of the Brunson Funeral Home of Bossier City.

      Mr. Adkins was a farmer and well-known property owner.

      Surviving are his widow: three daughters, Mrs. Lillian Bigham and Mrs. Isha Cloud, both of Shreveport, and Mrs. Ruth Service of Rodessa; three sons, Houston Adkins of Price, Tex., John F. Adkins Jr. of Cotton Valley, and Penny Adkins of Mineral Wells, Tex.; five stepsons, J.E. Wills of Cotton Valley, Trebanion Deloach of Delhi, Tom Deloach of Sarepta, James W. Deloach of Dallas, and J.A. Deloach of Shreveport; four stepdaughters, Mrs. Margaret D. Clark of Napoleonville, Mrs. Elizabeth D. LeCroy of Sarepta, and Mrs. Charlene Sullivan and Mrs. Doris Sullivan, both of Benton; and three sisters, Mrs. W.E. Wiley, Mrs. Lena Delafield, and Mrs. Abit Moore, all of Sarepta.

      Pallbearers will be Gwen Adkins, Billy Service, George Cloud, J.A. Deloach, Jack Clark, and Robert Stokes. Honorary pallbearers will be nephews.

      (Published in The Shreveport Times on August 9, 1954)