Funeral service for Mrs. Patsy Elizabeth Quick Adkins, age 74, of Fayetteville, will be conducted at 11 AM on Monday, December 11, 2017 at Higgins Funeral Home with Ministers Alan Smith and David Mills officiating. Burial will follow in Stateline Cemetery.
Patsy was born on April 5, 1943, in Lincoln County, TN to the late Thomas Henry and Helen Elizabeth McCollum Quick. She retired after 38 years of working for Martin Industries in Huntsville, AL. After retirement she enjoyed taking care of her home and collecting recipes to cook. Mrs. Adkins loved her church family at Stateline Church of Christ. Patsy always had a gentle, peaceful and loving spirit. She passed away on December 8, 2017 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Doug Adkins; brothers, Harold (Angeline) Quick of Fayetteville and Glenn (Belinda) Quick of New Market; sisters, Dean Slayton and Patricia (Steve) Jacobs; brother-in-law, James Strope all of Fayetteville and Ken Adkins and David (Reba) Adkins; sister-in-law, Gail (Leabert) Carter all of Hazel Green; five nephews; six nieces; and several great-nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Adkins was preceded in death by her sister, Jean Quick Strope.
Visitation with the family will be 4 PM until 8 PM on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 470, Fayetteville, TN 37334. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Patsy Elizabeth Quick Adkins.