Funeral services for Henry Lee Adkison will be held Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Dorsey-Keatts Funeral Home Chapel, with Minister Gerald Henderson officiating and pastor Billy Adkison as eulogist. Interment takes place at the Sandy Cemetery in the Sandy Community.
Viewing will be held Friday, Feb. 19, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the chapel.
Adkison was born Feb. 15, 1916 in Limestone County, to Marion and Mary Adkinon. He attended public school in the Sandy Community.
He joined the Navy on Jan. 20, 1944 and served for two years, then received an honorable discharge in October 1946. He spent the remainder of his life as a farmer in Limestone county.
He met and married Sarah Jane Mayfield, deceased, then later, married Geraldine Reeves, also deceased. A son, William “Bill;” daughter, Mary Lee Johnson; and grandson, Vince Edward Samuel, also preceded him in death.