OBITUARY

Walter Clayton Adkins

November 20, 1935February 24, 2018
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Walter "Clayton" Adkins, 82, of Lenoir, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care in Hudson.

He was born November 20, 1935, in Wilkes County to the late James Walter Adkins and Nellie Hamby.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife, Zada Crump Adkins, sisters; Ann Butler, Helen Smith and Margaret Powell.

He was very family oriented and loved his family unconditionally.

He is survived by son Scott Atkins and wife Anna of Lenoir, Daughter, Sandra Auton and husband Terry of Lenoir, brother, William Atkins and wife Lucille, sister, Betty Carlton and husband Hubert, all of Lenoir, grandchildren; Michelle Bare and husband Josh of Jefferson, Misty Grant and husband Mike of Morganton, Madisen Laws of Hickory, Dustin Atkins and Kristin Atkins, both of Lenoir, great-grandchildren, Layla Bare of Jefferson and Colton Griffin of Lenoir.

A funeral service will be held at Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm with Reverend Bruce Crump officiating. A visitation will be held from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens of Lenoir.

Serving as pallbearers will be Wayne Peacock, Shawn Gunnoe, Josh Bare, Dustin Atkins, Earl Booker and Mike Grant.

Serving as honorary pallbearer will be Tommy Carlton.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com.

The family respectfully requests memorials be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 526 Robbinswood Place, Hudson, NC 28638.

Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Walter "Clayton" Adkins.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 1, 2018
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Tammy Townsend

February 25, 2018

Our prayers are with the family.I know he's so happy he see his loved ones that has gone before him to their mansions & also to see God.We can only imagine.Try not to be sad yes he'll be missed he's pain free now & in such a beautiful paradise.Our love & prayers are with you.
The Smith Family

Jen Brown

February 25, 2018

I am extending my condolences to the family of Walter Adkins. May the entire family find peace in knowing that God cares for you and your family and will help you during these difficult times. 1 Peter 5:6,7

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