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Virginia "Ginger" Mae (Goff) Adkins

February 24, 1942 ~ January 7, 2022 (age 79)

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Virginia “Ginger” Adkins, 79, passed away on January 7, 2022 at home surrounded by her loving family.

Visitation will be from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at Fairview United Methodist Church.  Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 13, 2022, at the church. Burial will follow the service at Memorial Park Cemetery.  

For those unable to attend in person, the following zoom link can be used to virtually attend the funeral service:

Ginger was born on February 24, 1942, in Hallsville, the daughter of Fred and Nancy Dreon Goff and they preceded her in death.  She was a graduate of Hallsville High School where she excelled at basketball and was the Homecoming Queen.  On May 18, 1961, she married the love of her life, Don Adkins in Hallsville.  She was a member of the Fairview United Methodist Church.  She worked as the bookkeeper for her husband’s plumbing business, Adkins Plumbing.  She enjoyed bowling and was a member of a league for many years.  She loved traveling, particularly with her family.  She loved spending time with family and going to the grandchildren’s events.

Ginger is survived by her husband Don; two daughters, Brenda Gail (Bob) Howe of Pacific, Lori Beth Naugle of Boston, MA; five grandchildren, Drew, Doug, Kara (Aaron), Jake (Abby), Amber and four great grandchildren,  Mason, Nora, Elliot, Charlotte; and a brother, James Goff of Columbia.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Scott Adkins; two great grandchildren, Annie and Miles and three sisters, Ann Hiller, Rosemary Heath, and Freda Birchfield.

Memorials contributions are suggested to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or Alzheimer’s Association, c/o Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel, 1610 N. Garth Ave., Columbia, MO  65202.


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January 12, 2022

6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Fairview United Methodist Church
3200 Chapel Hill Road
Columbia, MO 65203

Funeral Service
January 13, 2022

11:00 AM
Fairview United Methodist Church
3200 Chapel Hill Road
Columbia, MO 65203

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