Scottie Adkinson

Friday, September 5, 2003

CAIRO, Ill. -- Scottie Eugene Adkinson Jr., 26, of Carbondale, Ill., died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, at Carbondale Memorial Hospital.

He was born July 30, 1977, in Paducah, Ky., son of Scottie Eugene and Karen Muriel Seavers Adkinson. He and Tiasha Victoria Faust were married in 2000.

Adkinson was a graduate of Cairo High School, Shawnee Community College in Ullin, Ill., and was a student at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. He was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cairo.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Christopher Adkinson of Carbondale; two daughters, Saniya and Sydney Adkinson of Carbondale; a brother, Stuart Adkinson of Cairo; a sister, Shelby Adkinson of Carbondale; and maternal grandparents, Norman and Bertha Seavers of Cairo.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call Saturday at First Missionary Baptist Church from noon until service time.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, with the Rev. Darryl Cox officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge, Ill.

Sparks Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.