ADKINS, Janet


ADKINS (Robertson),

Janet Mae

Janet Mae (Robertson) Adkins passed away on May 11, 2021. She was 91 years old. Born August 28, 1929 in New Boston, Ohio, to the late John Taylor Robertson and

Bessie Elinor (Shiveley)

Robertson, of Portsmouth, OH. She was predeceased by her parents; two brothers, Charles and Raymond; six sisters, Hazel (Ora) Adams, Ada, Cecila, Geneivie, Mildred (Eddie) Willis of Chicago, IL, and Ruth (Alfred) Duncan of Portsmouth, OH. She resided in Huber Heights, OH, for over 48 years before moving to Richmond, IN, in 2018 to live with her daughter. She came to Dayton from Portsmouth, OH where she was employed for 10 years at Williams Shoe MFG. Janet worked at Dayton Power & Light Co. before retiring in 1996 after 30 years. She was a member of the Kappa Delta Phi Sorority for 10 years and during this time held various positions. She has volunteered her time at the Children’s Medical Hospital, LDS Genealogy Library, and other projects. Janet has been very active in the genealogy field for over 25 years, teaching classes and serving in various offices of the local genealogy society, including the office of the president at two different times. She was also a member of Adams CO., OH, Chapter & Carroll Co., OH, Chapters. Survivor is his son,

David (Wendy) Adkins of Tampa, FL; grandson, Matthew (Vickie) Adkins; great-grandchildren, Sophia and Ethan of New Port Richey, FL; daughter, Sheila (Jerry) Burks of Richmond, IN; grandson, Jason (Rhonda) Lariviere and great grandchildren, Jackson and Savannah of Bellingham, MA; granddaughter, Cassandra Smith (Jessie); great grandson,

Dylan from Sauk Rapids, MN; grandson, Jeremy (Regina) Burks and great grandchildren, Nolan and Palmer of Littleton, CO; also nieces and nephews in Chicago, IL, and Portsmouth, OH. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 9:30 a.m. until funeral service time at 10:30 a.m. at Newcomer North Chapel, 4104 Needmore Rd., Dayton, Ohio. The funeral service will follow the funeral at 2:30 p.m. at Lucasville Cemetery, Lucasville, Ohio. To leave a memory of Janet or condolences to her family, visit www.newcomerdayton.com.


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