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Mark Adkins


Former Shelbyville resident, Mark A. Adkins, 57, of Muncie, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at Water's Edge Village in Muncie.

Born July 8, 1961, in Shelbyville, he was the son of Carl Francis Adkins and Wanda Ann (McRoberts) Palmer. He married Rhonda (Alexander) Adkins on Dec. 11, 1999, and she survives in South Carolina.

Other survivors include daughter, Jaymie Leighanne Dunn of Shelbyville; son, Mark Alan Adkins II of South Carolina; two stepdaughters, Cindy Davis-Anchors of Greensburg, and Andrea Davis of Greenfield; two brothers, Shelby Dean Adkins of Plainfield, and Carl Quentin Adkins of Shelbyville, sister, Kellie Ann Keel of Seymour; lifelong friend, Steve Siscoe of Waldron; several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews; seven grandchildren, Taylor, Everette, Nathaniel, Izaiah, Michael, Kayanna, and Gracelynn; and three stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Adkins had lived in Muncie for five years after moving from Shelbyville. He graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1979 and attended Cornerstone Christian Fellowship Church, and was president of Water's Edge Village Council.

Mark enjoyed working with and training horses, cooking, fishing, hanging out with friends, and spending time with his family.

Funeral services will be 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with Pastor George Mitchell officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday afternoon from 4 p.m. until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Shelbyville/Shelby County Animal Shelter in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson.com.