Shelby Jean Adkins, 84, of Pikeville, KY, passed away at the Pikeville Medical Center on Monday, May 17, 2021. Shelby was born on August 16, 1936 to the late Columbus and Mary Eggers Blackburn in Pike County, KY.
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She was preceded in death by her Husband: Arthur Adkins; one Son: Ronnie Dean Adkins; one Grandchild and several Brothers and Sisters.
Shelby is survived by her Daughters: Debrah (Nicky) Coleman, Barbara Prater and Pricilla Adkins; Sons: Randal Adkins, Paul Mack (Alisha) Adkins and Ryan (Cindy) Adkins; 15 Grandchildren; 8 Great Grandchildren; 3 Great-Great Grandchildren and one Brother: Jerry Wayne Blackburn.
Shelby was a devoted Mother, Grandmother and Sister. She will be sadly missed by all who loved and treasured her.
Family will accept friends at the Greasy Creek Freewill Baptist Church on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 beginning at 6 P.M. and also on Thursday, May 20, 2021 with nightly services starting at 7 P.M. Funeral Service for Shelby will be Friday, May 21, 2021 starting at 1 P.M. at the Church. Burial will follow at the Annie E. Young Cemetery with Jimmy Jack Adkins and Others officiating all services for Shelby.