Joyce Marie Adkins, 79, of Sun City Center, Florida passed away on August 6, 2017.
Joyce was born in Cincinnati, OH on February 19, 1938, the daughter of the late Charles and Mae Burkhart. She was a member of the Wimauma Community Church of God in Wimauma, FL.
Joyce is survived by her loving husband, Joe. They were married on April 18, 1952 (65 years).
Joyce was preceded in death by her son, Pastor Michael Joseph Adkins, four brothers, Charles Strong, Delmar Strong, Donald Hammond, Marion Burkhart and by her sister Lavada Strong Adkins.
Joyce is survived by her husband of 65 years, Joe "J.W" Adkins, two sons, David Wayne Adkins and his wife Renee of Sun City Center, FL; James Kent Adkins and his wife Susan of Sugar Hill, GA; and daughter in law, Dreama Adkins of Garrettsville, OH; three grandsons, Nathan Michael Adkins (Lindsay); Jason Scott Adkins; Chase James Adkins (Gina) and one granddaughter, Elisabeth Anne Myers; seven great-grandchildren, Hunter Michael Adkins; Tyler Paul Adkins; Makayla Nicole Adkins; Abigail Maleah Adkins; Aiden Joe Adkins; Scarlett Joseph Adkins and Brantley Eugene Adkins, and many loving nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held 11am Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Wimauma Community Church of God, Wimauma, Fla. With Pastor Tom Durrance and Pastor Mark Williams officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made, in Joyce Adkins name to Life Path Hospice of Sun City Center, 3725 Upper Creek Dr., Ruskin, Fla 33573.
(Sun City Center Funeral Home 813-634-9900 RC 8-10-17)