Archie James Adkins

March 23, 1933 - November 11, 2013

Archie James Adkins of McKinney, Texas passed away November 11, 2013 at the age of 80.   He was born March 23, 1933 to Artie Adkins and Alma Birks Adkins in San Antonio, Texas. On July 19, 1955 Archie married the love of his life, Betty Lowry in Mesa, Arizona. He enjoyed fishing and remote control airplanes. Archie loved spending time with his family. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Prosper, Texas where he attended bible study. Archie was active in the men groups at First Baptist Church and Prestonwood North.  

He is survived by his wife Betty Lowry; son, David Adkins and wife Susan; daughters, Anita Bruce and husband John and Janey Adkins; grandchildren, Jack Adkins, T.J. Bruce, Sam Bruce, Pearl Sanabrie and husband Ivan, Charles Hughes, and Dovie Hughes; great-grandchildren, Alondra Sanabrie and Lupita Sanabrie; brother, Arlie Adkins and wife Necia; sisters, Judy Clark and Lateresa Kellock and husband Dave.  

Archie was preceded in death by his parents, Artie and Alma Adkins; sister, Betty Jane Adkins and grandmother, Grandma Betty.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Friday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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My memory of Archie was always a kind man and a great father. I always had a great time around Archie and his family at grandpa house or at the reunions we went too. Love you always Donnie Lee Jones, November 16, 2013