UNION — Carol Jane Hood Adkins, of Union, passed away at her home on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 following a courageous 4 ½ year battle against breast cancer.
Born in York on March 8, 1951 to the late Fay Mickle Hood and Margaret Pridemore Hood, she is survived by her husband of 41 years, Mickey Adkins, and a daughter, Melanie A. Jenkins, and son-in-law, Chad Jenkins, of Newberry.
Mrs. Adkins was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Union, and a retired kindergarten teacher, having taught in York School District #1 for over 25 years. She also worked with her husband, Mickey, at Union Family Pharmacy as office manager for seven years, until their retirement in 2011.
In addition to her husband and daughter, she is survived by a sister, Mary Ann H. Wilkins (Tal) of Union; a brother, William Hood (Rozlynn) of Anderson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a sister, Susan Hood.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 101 West South St., Union to celebrate her life, with visitation in the church fellowship hall following the service.
A fund is being established at First Presbyterian Church in Jane’s memory, to help ensure that all children have an opportunity to attend church camp and grown spiritually through the experience. In place of flowers, memorials may be sent to First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 672, Union, S.C. 29379 designated for the “Camp for Kids Fund” or to the Union County Cancer Service, 117 Fant Lane, Union, S.C. 29379.
The family is at the home, 307 Glendale Road, Union.
SR Holcombe Funeral Home