Wallace Eugene Adkins, 82, of Sherwood passed away on November 4, 2019. He was born on July 7, 1937 in the Iuka area of Izard County, Arkansas to the late Homer and Maude Adkins.
He proudly served in the United States Air Force and Arkansas Air National Guard for 37 years. He was an expert brick mason, could fix almost anything and loved to repair, refurbish and play pianos. He was an avid reader and loved to serve the people around him. As a member of Freemasonry, he was a Master Mason. He was a long-time Bible scholar and enjoyed helping others learn about and memorize the Word.
He is preceded in death by ten brothers and sisters.
Wallace leaves behind his loving wife of over 64 years, Kathryn Adkins; his children Jeannie Adkins-Smith (Steve) of North Little Rock and Elizabeth Adkins (Alan) of Vienna, Virginia; his two fur-babies Cookie and Buddy; his three grand-dogs D.B. Cooper, Dr. Watson and Gabriel, as well as a host of friends and family.
A special thanks to John Paul and Art for all the assistance they gave.
Visitation will be on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas with memorial services to begin at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be sent to Children’s Homes, Inc., 5515 Old Walcott Road, Paragould, Arkansas 72450 www.childrenshomes.org