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Shirley Hickerson Adkins

January 9, 1944 ~ January 24, 2021 (age 77)

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Ms. Shirley Byrd Hickerson Adkins, 77, of Lobelville passed away Sunday January 24, 2021 at her home. She was born in Nashville, the only child to the late Region Byrd and Mattie Lou Bates Byrd. Shirley graduated from Lobelville High School. She was a retired Beautician working for almost 60 years, starting out with her own shop in Lobelville, Lobelville Beauty Shop and then worked several places in Lobelville and Linden. She was a life long member of the Lobelville United Methodist Church. She loved life, her church, her work, but most of all she loved her family. Her greatest joy was her children and grandchildren and especially her new great-granddaughter. In addition to her parents she is also preceded by both her husbands Arnold Hickerson and Ray Adkins Jr., a daughter Serena Hickerson Young and a son Keith Barnett.

Survivors include her daughter Susan Barnett (Woody) Harper of Lobelville, son-in-law David (Donna) Young of Linden, grandchildren Lacy Barnett, Alex (Jaydon) Young, Blake Harper, Aaron Barnett, Kendyl (Peyton) Hinson and Brock Young, a great-granddaughter Vayda Beth Young, many special cousins, special family member Stephaine (Billy) Barnes and a host of other loving family members and many, many friends.  

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January 27, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

Funeral Service
January 28, 2021

2:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

January 28, 2021

2:00 PM
Curry Cemetery
Jones Hollow Road
Lobelville, TN 37097

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