Dateline: McKenzie, TN
Sunday, December 20, 2020 God dispatched an angel to bring his child, Dorothy V. Adkisson home. Funeral Services for Mrs. Adkisson is Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Saturday 11:00 a.m. until service time. Interment is at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Pallbearers that will serve are Dwight Henderson, Eddie Gilbert, Mike Curry, Danny Taylor, James Milam and Gene Sneed.
Dorothy Vernel Adkisson was born December 28, 1930 to the union of the late Tommie and Earlene Jones Travis of McKenzie, TN. She worked at Brown Shoe Co. and was a cook for Magnolia Manor.
Dorothy accepted Christ at an early age and united with Johnson Temple CME Church in McKenzie. There she remained a faithful dedicated member until her death. Dorothy was a missionary of the church.
Dorothy was united in holy matrimony to the late John Samuel Adkisson in 1950.
Dorothy leaves to cherish her memory: two loving sons, Ivory Adkisson and Victor (Anna) Adkisson, four grandchildren, Jason (Amber) Adkisson, Justin (Ashley) Adkisson, Jonathan Adkisson and Charisee Jones and eight great-grandchildren Julius Adkisson, Chloe Adkisson, Jeremiah Adkisson, Jordan Adkisson, Lily Adkisson, Avery Adkisson, Trey Smith, and Quinton Jones, a niece Frankie (Grady) Jones, a nephew Pastor Richard (Linda) Adkisson and cousins, family and friends.