Beverly J. Adkins, 67, St. Joseph, MO

Published 04/28 2014 09:24AM

Updated 04/28 2014 09:26AM

Beverly J. Adkins, 67, St. Joseph, Missouri died Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at her home.

She was born February 5, 1947 to Gene and Colleen (King) Emmons in Popular Bluffs, Missouri.

Beverly married Henry “Dick” Adkins on January 8, 1967 and celebrated 48 years together. He survives of the home.

Mrs. Adkins worked at K-Mart, Osco Drug, St. Joseph News press, MNX, and most recently at AmerisourceBergen. She was a member of McCarthy Baptist Church. Beverly was very loving and supporting to everyone, never knew a stranger and was loved by all.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Donna Miller; and granddaughter, Alexis Adkins.

Additional Survivors: loving husband; children, Thomas R. Adkins and Kelly Coy (Dewey); grandchildren, Joshua Judkins, Kaitlyn Coy, and Lacie Adkins; numerous nieces and nephews; and sisters of the heart, Sharon McGinnis, Carol Kruse and Carol Sisk;.

Services:  3:00 P.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Monday.  Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Children’s Mercy Hospital of Kansas City.  Online guest book and obituary at

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