Irene (nee Green) Adkins, 87, of Mentor, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2020, at Lake Health West Medical Center in Willoughby.
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Born March 7, 1933, in Boone County, W.Va., she had been a resident of Lake County for 48 years.
Irene was a member of Mentor Baptist Church, enjoyed camping, boating, fishing and casino trips, and loved her family dearly. Her family was her number one priority.
Mrs. Adkins retired as a supervisor from Johnson & Johnson, where she had worked for 26 years.
She was the loving mother of Allen (Tonya) Adkins, Steve (Karen) Adkins, Greg (Gina) Adkins, Sandra Adkins-Pertz, and Cheryl Adkins-Kistner; cherished grandmother of Gary Humberson Jr., Kelly Humberson, Vincent Adkins, Chris Quinn, Kevyn Kistner, Danielle Kistner, Craig Adkins, Bryan Adkins, Ashley Adkins, Cameron Adkins and Sammie Jo Adkins; great-grandmother of Sarah Humberson, Jeffrey Humberson, Tori Samardija, Bella Samardija, Ava Samardija, Addison Quinn, Eli Quinn, Alaina Bartel, Zander Adkins, Aubrey Adkins and Cora Adkins; and aunt of nieces and nephews.
Irene was preceded in death by her beloved husband, J. Doyle Adkins in 2014; parents, Golden and Sylvie (nee Bailey) Green; and siblings, Estle (Ann) Green, Imogene (Dennis) Adkins, Raymond Green, and Leon “Jeep” (Roberta) Green.
In this unknown time with the COVID-19 pandemic, attending a visitation may not be in your best health interest. Please be with us in prayer. A Celebration of Irene’s life will be announced at a later date.
Private family services will take place 1:30 p.m. Monday at McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home, 6330 Center St., (Route 615, north of Route 2), in Mentor. Family and friends wishing to view the Facebook Live streaming of Irene’s service may do so on McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio’s Facebook Page. Entombment will be at Western Reserve Memorial Gardens in Chester Township.
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