Cristine Lucille Adkinson
Cristine Lucille Adkinson, age 47, of Shelby went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at Med Central Shelby Hospital after a courageous battle.
She was born October 12, 1965 in Fort Benning, Georgia. She was a 1984 graduate of Plymouth High School and received her master’s degree in education from Ashland University. Cris was an intervention specialist for Shelby City Schools where she loved teaching her students. She was an active member of Shelby First Church of God and enjoyed fellowship with many other congregations. Cris was a devout follower of Jesus Christ having unbreakable faith which kept her fighting each day. With her walk with Christ, she was truly healed and at peace.
She enjoyed reading, supporting her children in their numerous activities and caring for her beloved dog, Queenie. However, her greatest joy was spending time with her husband and children.
Cris is survived by her husband: Braden T. Adkinson whom she wed on March 12, 1994; 2 daughters: Cara Hall of St. Clairsville, OH and Emily Adkinson a student at Ursuline College; a son: Kendall Adkinson a freshman at Shelby High School; her parents: Barbara and Bill Bland of Shelby; 2 siblings: Kathy (Mike) Gardner of Willard and Jimmy Elliott of Shelby; her father-in-law: Waldon (Ina) Adkinson of Kentucky; Braden’s 7 brothers and sisters and their spouses; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother-in-law: Sue Adkinson.
Friends and family are welcome on Friday, September 20, 2013 from 3-5 and 7-9 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Funeral services, giving glory to God for Cris’ life, will be on Saturday at 10:30 AM at the First Church of God, 3616 State Route 39, Shelby with Pastor Dan Rebon and Pastor George Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to Shelby Helpline Ministries or to First Church of God.
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