Lila Lou Adkins

February 25, 1940 - June 8, 2007

Lila Lou Adkins, age 67, of Grand Saline, Texas, passed away June 8, 2007 in Tyler, Texas. She was born on February 25, 1940, in Littlefield, Texas, to Tommy and Edna (Drager) Mauk. On June 28, 1958, she married Philip Paul Adkins in Littlefield, Texas. Mrs. Adkins was a homemaker who was active in the hand bell choir of First United Methodist Church in Grand Saline. She is survived by her husband of forty-eight years, Philip; children, Rita Gaye Walker of Grand Saline, Amie Suzanne Adkins of Grand Saline and Delbert Paul Adkins and his wife Krista of Wylie, Texas; mother, Edna Mauk of Littlefield; sister, Franci Moore of Arizona; grandchildren, Jacob Paul Adkins of Wylie and Jordan Cara Walker of Grand Saline. Preceding her in death were her father, Tommy Mauk; and daughter, Cara Joye Gibson. Memorials may be made to American Lung Association, 8150 Brookriver Dr. #S102, Dallas, TX 75247, 214-631-5864

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Lila Lou is now in God's hands, but will forever be in our hearts. My prayers are with you. Jana Boag, June 14, 2007 There is nothing that can be said that will fill the void in your heart, but just know that she's in a much better place with no suffering and that someday you will see her again. My thoughts and prayers will be with you during this time. Lola Jones, June 11, 2007 Phil, we are sorry for your loss. Lila was like a sister to us but you already knew that. We will miss seeing her. When things are going bad for you I am only a call away if you need to talk or better yet give me a visit. You must know that YOU are still a part of our fmaily. Love from the the both of us. Roy and Shirley Matheny, June 11, 2007 Lila Lou, you will be missed for the rest of our lives. Your battle is over, though you put us a good fight. Now your time has come to rest. Rest in peace my friend. Minnie Bucher, June 10, 2007