Jerry Howard Adkins

Jerry Howard Adkins, 72 of Elizabethtown, passed away at Baptist Health in Louisville on Saturday, January 18, 2020. Mr. Adkins was born on September 7, 1947, in Williamson, West Virginia. He was a volunteer firefighter, pipe fitter, HVAC technician and an honest, hardworking man. Mr. Adkins proudly served in the United States Army and was a Vietnam veteran. He loved hunting, fishing and the outdoors. He is preceded in death by his parents, Geraldine West Adkins and Ben Howard Adkins. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Julia Elizabeth Adkins of Elizabethtown; two daughters, Mary Ellen Adkins and Deborah Adkins both of Elizabethtown; three grandchildren, Cody William Parrett of Elizabethtown, Heather Caver of Radcliff and Tori Lynn Potter of Ft. Bragg, NC; two great grandchildren, Zarah Potter and Aurora Potter both of Ft. Bragg, NC; three brothers, Benny J. Adkins (Sherry) of Vine Grove, George Michael Adkins (Anita) of Custer, Gregory K. Adkins (Lena Searcy) of Taylorsville; and a very special family member, Tena Gore (Sam). The funeral will be Thursday at 6 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Mike Wheeler officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at


Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Thursday, January 23, 2020 starting at 6:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

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