In Memory of Graydon Adkins.
Graydon Adkins was born January 26, 1896. He was
converted at the age of nineteen, joined the Missionary Baptist Church two years
later at Ferris, Texas. On May 29, 1926, he departed this life at the home
of his mother who had watched by his bedside for many days. He was laid to
rest in the Prairie Grove
Cemetery to await the resurrection morn. The deceased bor his
suffering with patience to the end. His desire was to live right and to be
an example for his children and neighbors. His wife, two small girls, a mournful
five brothers, one sister, a host of friends were left mourn his going.
May God in his mercy comfort his loved ones and help to realize that
"Sorrow endureth for the night but joy cometh in the morning"
Funeral services were conducted by brother Carraway.
Resolved that a copy of this be placed on our church record
and one be sent to the Baptist Progress for publication.
Mrs. J. T. Stroder, Mr & Mrs W. H. Bowen, Mrs. Carrie
Thompson, Lizzie Rae Osborne.