by Tammie Hensley | November 20, 2020 12:40 pm
Donna Darlene Adkins, 61, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020 in the Jane Phillips Medical Center, Bartlesville, OK.
Darlene was born November 17, 1958 in Pawhuska, OK the daughter of Herbert Loyd and Cleo Lucille (Aldridge) Adkins. A graduate of Sedan High School, Darlene attended Southwestern College in Winfield, KS, receiving her Bachelors Degree. She taught Spanish at Kingman High School and Ulysses High School over the years. She was a member of Ulysses Lions Club, Beta XI Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma, Grant County Teachers Association, and KSWLA – Kansas World Language Association. Darlene also wrote about events around Elgin for the Caney, KS newspaper. She also served as the District 10 cemetery board secretary.
Surviving are her brother, Don Adkins of Sedan, KS, as well as many cousins and other family and friends. Darlene was preceded in death by her brother Herbert Loyd Adkins Jr. and her parents, Herbert and Cleo Adkins.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, November 17, in the Ethel Reese Cemetery, Barnsdall, OK.
Kendrick McCartney Johnson Funeral Home, Pawhuska, OK in charge of arrangements.