Martha Marie Adkins

1931 - 2021

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Martha Stanley Adkins, 89, of Kenton, made her heavenly journey on January 17, 2021. She was born on February 2, 1931 to the late Francis and Estella Marie (Wallace) Scott (of Foraker). She was married to the late Donald Collins who preceded her in death in 1957, the late Lloyd "Pete" Stanley, who preceded her in death in 2006, and the late Corbit Adkins, who preceded her in death in 2012. Her daughters are Deborah Derr Maier (Duffy), Cora Elsasser (Jack), Margie Kinnear (Chuck), Sue Kinnear (Kelvin), Shannon Keckler (Charlie Firstenberger), Carol Karagianis (deceased). She is survived by 12 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild. She thoroughly enjoyed all her grandchildren. Her surviving siblings are Beaty Thompson (Joe), Sharon Lowery (Ron, deceased), Judy Smith (Mike). She is also survived by sisters in law, "Sissy" Evelyn Scott, Judy Scott, Connie Scott. Martha joins family in heaven who went on before her, including brothers, Francie "Bobby" Scott, Billy Scott, Joe "Toby" Scott, Gerald Scott, Darel "Brighteye" (Goldie) Scott, Paul Scott, Tommy Scott, Roger Scott; sisters, Dorothy Scott, Norma (Paul) Newland; grandson, Chris Miller; son in law, Mike Derr. She was a member of the House of Prayer Church in Kenton, OH and attended Quickstep Church in Alger, Ohio for many years. Martha loved her family. She was very musically gifted; many were blessed by her playing the piano and guitar. Martha ministered through her music and singing at Church and also at local nursing homes for many years. She had a beautiful smile, and loved laughter. She brought kindness, laughter, and joy to everyone she met. After raising her family, Martha was proud to earn her GED and be chosen as the speaker of the class. Martha enjoyed taking rides through Foraker and sharing stories of her childhood. Due to Covid, the funeral service will be private. A graveside service open to friends and family will be held at Fairview McDonald Cemetery, State Route 67W on January 23, 2021 at 3:00pm (please note: Masks are Mandatory). SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the House of Prayer Church, Kenton or to Blanchard Place Assisted Living, Kenton and condolences can be shared with the family by visiting stoutcrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326
    PRIVATE

  • Graveside Service:

    Saturday, January 23rd 2021 - 3:00 PM

  • Service Location:

    Fairview McDonald Cemetery [Map]
    State Route 67 West
    Kenton, Ohio

  • Final Resting Place:

    Fairview McDonald Cemetery [Map]
    State Route 67 West
    Kenton, Ohio

  • Contributions:

    House of Prayer Pentecostal Church of God
    503 Summit St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

    Blanchard Place
    825 Richard Lane
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

  • Instructions:

    PRIVATE FAMILY VISITATION



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To : Martha's Family
Date :Tuesday, January 19th 2021
From : Starla West
I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was a wonderful lady. I always enjoyed our conversations. My thoughts and prayers to you family ­čś¬



To : Aunt Matha's family
Date :Tuesday, January 19th 2021
From : Nephew Eddie Scott
My heart broke the day I got the news. Although we all understand the circle of life and its something none of us can avoid, it isn't a bad thing. We were all so blessed to know her. And to love and be loved by her. I play music today because of my sweet aunt. Although she will truly me missed she is in a beautifu─║ place now. And the Angels rejoice. Sure gonna miss her smile. RIP Aunt Martha.



To : Mart
Date :Tuesday, January 19th 2021
From : Ron and Marcia
we will miss your smile and the way you always made who ever you met smile just as big. Enjoy your homecoming and tell all your brothers and sisters we said hi and miss all of them. Love you and will miss you.



To : Deb and family
Date :Tuesday, January 19th 2021
From : Faye Stephens
I am so very sorry for your lost. You're mother was one of the sweetest lady's I've ever known. I'm sure her and my mom are doing alot of catching up. Love and prayers



To : Family
Date :Wednesday, January 20th 2021
From : David C Ross
Prayers for the family. I didn't know Martha but I work with her granddaughter Lindsay and she's just wonderful. She has shared a few stories about Martha and she sounded like she had a full, joyous, and loving life. So glad the daughters were able to be with her at the end. God Bless.



To : Martha's Family
Date :Wednesday, January 20th 2021
From : Cheryl Hiller
So sorry to read about the passing of your mother and grandmother. Please accept our condolences and know you're in our thoughts at this difficult time. With Sympathy, Steve and Cheryl Hiller



To : Cora Elsasser
Date :Wednesday, January 20th 2021
From : Ray Flo Weber
We wish to extend our sincere condolences to you and your family for the loss of your mother.

We wish you our very best and hope to see you again very soon.

Ray & Flo



To : Martha's family
Date :Wednesday, January 20th 2021
From : Ada Griffin and Ron Janet and Cindy
Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with all of you.



To : DebCoraMargieSusie
Date :Wednesday, January 20th 2021
From : Dee kinnear
So sorry to hear of your Mom-I know how you all feel-My thoughts and prayers are with you all and your families!!



To : Family
Date :Wednesday, January 20th 2021
From : Dean Lisa Shrider
So sorry to hear the loss of your mother she was a very kind loving women,with so much life,We always enjoy her company and listening to her sing in church. She is now joined with Pete They were a wonderful loving couple.She will be missed by all who knew her.May God comfort all of you.Dean & Lisa Shrider



To : the Family
Date :Thursday, January 21st 2021
From : Ailsa Purcell
So sorry to hear of your Mothers passing. She was such a nice person and sweet soul, always smiling! May fond memories, each other and the Good Lord ease your loss. ((( HUGS )))



To : Family
Date :Friday, January 22nd 2021
From : Laura Rogers and Jerry Elsasser
Our deepest sympathy for your loss. You are all in our thoughts!



To : Martha's family
Date :Friday, January 22nd 2021
From : Don Gray and family
My most sincere condolences to the family. Your mother was always the sweetest gal to all us and always had a great smile.



To : Deb
Date :Tuesday, January 26th 2021
From : Julie Crandall Fogle
Deb, I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. Please accept condolences on behalf of the Crandall and Fogle families.



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