Graydon Adkins
of Navarro County, Texas


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The following Memorial appears in the Church Records for the Prairie Grove Baptist Church at Emmett, Navarro County, Texas


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.


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