- Born: 30 Oct 1920
- Marriage: Eugene Morrison Adkins Jr.
- Died: 25 May 2009, Cleveland, Rowan Co., North Carolina at age 88
Doris Paulsen Adkins, 88, Cleveland, NC
CLEVELAND - Doris Paulsen Adkins, 88, of Cleveland, died at her home on Third Creek Church Road, Monday, May 25, 2009.
Born in Wing River, [Wadena Co.,] Minn., she was the daughter of the late Louis Christian Paulsen and Rose Jakober Paulsen. A graduate of Meredith College in Raleigh, she proudly served in the US Marine Corps Women's Reserve during WWII.
Mrs. Adkins retired from the Employment Security Commission as an employment counselor, and she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Marion and a member of the Pilot Club in Marion.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Adkins was preceded in death by her husband Eugene "Morrison" Adkins, Jr., January 9, 1998.
Survivors are her two sons, Eugene M. Adkins, III and wife Frankie of Cleveland and Mark R. Adkins of Marion; and two sisters Alice Vane of Minnesota and Murrell Dixon of Wyoming.
Service: Mrs. Adkins will have a private graveside service.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to, Third Creek Presbyterian Church, 2055 Third Creek Church Rd., Cleveland, NC 27013.
Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Adkins family.
The SSDI records:
Doris P. Adkins
Last Residence: 27013 Cleveland, Rowan, North Carolina
Born: 30 Oct 1920
Died: 25 May 2009
State (Year) SSN issued: Minnesota (Before 1951)
Doris married Eugene Morrison Adkins Jr., son of Eugene Morrison Adkins Sr. and Nancy Preston Clark. (Eugene Morrison Adkins Jr. was born on 28 Feb 1922 in Lynchburg, VA. and died on 15 Jan 1998 in Cleveland, Rowan Co., North Carolina.)