October 25, 2018
Prayers are requested for the family and friends of the Rev. Dr. Leon (Lee) M. Adkins, Jr. who died on October 25, 2018. Rev. Adkins was ordained an elder in the Troy Conference in 1952 and served churches in Fort Johnson, Newtonville, Scotia, Delmar, and Schenectady, New York. He served as the Albany District Superintendent from 1984-1990 and retired in 1993. During his retirement years, he and his wife, Bonnie Totten Adkins, were very engaged in mission and global ministries, serving as directors of the Board of Global Ministries and interim deputy secretaries of the UMCOR Health and Relief Unit.
The memorial service for Rev. Dr. Leon (Lee) Adkins, Jr. will be on Tuesday, October 30 at 11 a.m. at the Middlebury United Methodist Church--43 North Pleasant Street, Middlebury, VT. There is parking along Seminary Street and in the lot behind the church. Rev. Mari Clark will preside. The congregation with host a light reception following the service.
There will be another service of remembrance and celebration on a later date in the Albany, NY area where Rev. Adkins served as pastor to many churches and as district superintendent.
Thank you for continuing to hold Bonnie Totten Adkins and the extended family in your prayers. Notes of condolence may be sent to Bonnie Totten Adkins at 100 Eastview Terrace Apt. 161, Middlebury VT 05753.