2021ObituariesJoyce Ann Adkins

April 6, 2021by SealeUser2

November 4, 1946 ~ April 3, 2021

Joyce Ann Russell Adkins peacefully passed on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge, LA. Joyce was born November 4, 1946, in Ashland, Kentucky to William and Bessie (Clark) Russell. She graduated from Paul G. Blazer High School in 1964. She soon married her high school sweetheart, Jerry Lee Adkins on August 3, 1964. Joyce was an employee of the State of Louisiana, where she worked for the Office of Motor Vehicles. She left behind her husband, Jerry; a son, Jeff and his girlfriend, Kathy Hicks; a daughter, Sherry, and husband Jimmy Lee; 4 grandchildren, Michael Adkins, Felicia (fiancé, Keith Minton), Manning and Marcus Lee; 4 great-grandchildren, Jonathan, Cayleigh, Owen, and Hudson; a sister, Becky (Keith) Hable; 2 sisters-in-law, Bonnie, and Pam; and many other family members. Joyce will be joining her mom and dad; and 3 brothers, Billy Ray, Gary, and Ronnie (Phyllis). Services will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs, Friday, April 9. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until celebration of her life at 4 p.m.




  • Sherry Lee

    September 22, 2021 at 9:17 am

    I love and miss you so so much momma!! I think of you every day …every hour… You are my last thought when I go to bed and the first when I wake up… My world is not the same without you ❤️❤️❤️


  • Deana Tate

    April 6, 2021 at 2:27 pm

    Mrs Joyce you were always like a mom to me when me and Sherry were growing up. I can’t go to Biloxi without thinking about all the trips we took there going to all the souvenir shops and our adventures on the way home. Such a wonderful woman. Love you!!


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