Posted: Sun 5:08 PM, Jul 21, 2013
Funeral Home: Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Vienna
Valory E. Adkins 68, of Williamstown, W.Va., passed away July 19, 2013 at Marietta Memorial Hospital, after a long battle with ALS.
She was born December 29, 1944 at Vienna, W.Va., a daughter of the late Russell Sams and Mannette Mulligan Sams.
She was a decorator at Fenton Art Glass for 22 years retiring in 1999, attended The Peoples Church in Boaz, and was a former member of the Red Hatters.
Valory is survived by her husband Robert Adkins; one daughter, Diane C. Parrish of Coxs Mills, W.Va.; one step-daughter, Elizabeth G. Adkins of Vienna, W.Va.; one son, David C. Gherke of Sumter, South Carolina. three sisters and five brothers; grandchildren, Natasha, Tyler and Nickolas; great-grandchildren, Kahlen and Dominick.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Arlene Grimm and one brother, Bob Sams.
Visitation for Valory will be July 22, 2013, from 5:00-8:00 P.M., at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 3005 Grand Central Ave. Vienna, W.Va. 26105. A private family service will be held at a later date with Pastor Rick Kapple officiating. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery in Williamstown, W.Va.
Condolences may be sent to the family on line at www.lamberttatman.com.