Myra Pauline Adkins

October 29, 1948 - November 24, 2019
Myra Pauline Adkins

Myra Pauline Adkins, 71,went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 24, 2019 from illness surrounded by those who loved her the most.  She lived in Winnabow, NC with her daughter Bonnie.  She is preceded in death by her mother Myra Jean Briles, father William Allen Briles Sr., son Jeffery A Hicks, and niece Rhonda ( Peanut) Ashley.

Myra was a devoted Christian and loved her church family at Apostolic Tabernacle of Wilmington.  She had many titles that she cherished; mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend.

She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Lewis, sons; Larry Wayne Hicks Sr. and Christopher Jason Long; sisters; Linda Kay Yarbrough (Roy )and Sandy Wood; brother, William Allen Briles Jr.; 7 Grandchildren, Tracy Jean Macomber (Benjamin), Samantha Jo Poirier (Brandon), Felicia M. Robinson (Davon); 12 great-grandchildren, Hayden George Poirier, Benjamin Wyatt Macomber, Alanah Grey Robinson, Savannah Lee Macomber, Liam Michael Poirier, and one more on the way in 2020.  Many nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.  One niece that she cherished deeply, Stephanie Harvell.

Services are to be announced by the family in January 2020.  We are thankful for all that has supported our family with prayers during this time.

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  • December 13, 2019
    Martha vazquez says:
    My deepest condolences for all the family Sister Bonnie my prayers for you

  • March 13, 2020
    Glenna Butler says:
    Bonnie, I was flipping through the obits and I came across your dear mother. I did not even remember she had passed. You know where she is. She loved her Savior Jesus Christ and when she slipped out of this life she was in Heaven with our Lord.