Pauline Roberts Adkins, 94, of Shelbyville, passed away Friday, December 8, 2017 at Morristown Manor.
Born July 28, 1923 in Ashland, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Floyd Roberts and Dora (Cameron) Roberts.
Survivors include children- Steve Adkins (wife Linda) of Shelbyville, Stan Adkins (wife Lynne) of Brick, New Jersey,
Lesa Adkins (husband Terry Neeley) of Shelbyville; 2 grandchildren Matthew Adkins (wife Cary) of Derby, Connecticut,
Kristen McShea (husband Jim) of Lake Como, New Jersey; 5 great grandchildren- Delaney, Teagan, MacKenzie, and
Taryn Adkins, & Justin McShea. She was preceded in death by her parents, the father of her children Herbert Adkins,
and 3 sisters Aileen Adkins, Maxine Clemmons, & Lorean Hammond.
Mrs. Adkins had lived in this area for most of her lifetime. She was a home maker and had been a factory worker at the
Shelbyville Garment Factory for a few years. She had also been a sales consultant with Sarah Coventry and Avon. She
and her husband Herbert also owned and operated Adkins Variety Store at Wilson Corner for several years.
She attended Shelbyville Town & Country Church, was a member of American Legion Auxillary, and Fraternal Order of
Eagles Auxillary Aerie #766, where she was a charter member and past officer.
Pauline enjoyed square dancing in earlier years. She loved dogs, and taking long drives through the country.
Funeral services will be 10:30 am on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437
Amos Road, with visitation there on Tuesday evening, December 12, 2017 from 4:00 until 7:00 pm. Burial will be in
Lewis Creek Baptist Cemetery in Shelby County.
Memorial contributions can be made to Heartland Hospice or Shelbyville/Shelby County Animal Shelter in care of the
I’m so sorry to read of Pauline passing away. I had the privilege of caring for her at Ashford Place. Prayers to the family during this difficult time.