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Reatha Adkins

YORK -- Margaret "Reatha" Blackwell Adkins, 61, of 124 Pheasant Ridge Circle, died Saturday, August 2, 2008, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 5, 2008, at Bethesda Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Daniel Smoak of Bethesda Presbyterian Church and the Rev. Matthew James will be officiating. Burial will be at Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Reatha, born December 30, 1946, was a daughter of the late Garfield and Beatrice Blackwell.

She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Vic Adkins, of York; two sons, Bruce Adkins and wife, Renee, and Brian Adkins and wife, Misty, all of Rock Hill. Reatha was a loving grandmother to five grandsons, Tyler, Dalton, Hunter, Chase and Austin; and two granddaughters, Krystal and Bailey. She is also survived by her brother, Robert Blackwell of Rock Hill; and sister, Kathy Canady of Fort Smith, Ark. She was preceded in death by her sister, Betty B. Wolfe.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bratton Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 4858 McConnells Hwy, York, SC 29745.

Bratton Funeral Home in York is serving the Adkins Family.