Pulliam Funeral Chapel - Oblong
FLORENCE E. ADKISSON, 97, BELLAIR, ILLINOIS
VISITATION: 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. THURSDAY MARCH 8, 2007 - PULLIAM FUNERAL HOME, OBLONG, IL
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:00 A.M. FRIDAY MARCH 9, 2007 - PULLIAM FUNERAL HOME, OBLONG, IL
MEMORIALS: ROBINSON WASHINGTON GRADE SCHOOL LIBRARY - Envelopes available
at or may be mailed to the Funeral Home.
Florence E. Adkisson, 97,
Bellair, Illinois passed away at 9:15 p.m. Sunday March 4, 2007 at
the Long Term Care Unit of Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson. Born
in Clark County, Illinois (near Moonshine) on January 30, 1910, she
was the daughter of Cam Dow Crandall and Nora (Bennett) Crandall.
She was a graduate from Martinsville High School in 1928, attended
the University of Illinois and Eastern Illinois University to receive
her teacher certification. Graduated from Indiana State University
with a Bachelor of Science & Masters Degree. She taught
in elementary schools in Clark and Crawford Counties retiring after
38 years in May, 1974. She was a member of the Bellair Church of Christ;
Life time member of the Crawford County Unit of the Illinois Retired
Teachers & the National Education Association; Charter member of
the Crawford County Homemakers Extension Association;
Delta Kappa Gamma Society for Women Educators; Daughters of American
Revolution, James Halstead Sr. Chapter; she was active in the Bellair
On April 6, 1935, she married John W. Adkisson, who preceded her in death on June 22, 1998. Also preceding her in death was her parents, one sister, Emily Vale; one brother, Fred Crandall and one nephew, Larry Crandall.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Linda & Greg Parrott; three grandchildren, RoseEllen & Tom Osborne, Amber & Matt Kramme and Johnathan Allen Arlington Parrott; three great-grandsons, Aidan & Liam Osborne and Amos Kramme; one sister, Rose Penrod; two nieces, Joan Hills and Carolyn Ripley; two nephews, Earl Adkissson and Jerry Adkisson.
Burial is in the Casey-Cumberland Cemetery, Casey, Illinois.
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