Ella Mae Adkins, 95, of Kenova, W.Va. passed away peacefully on Thursday May 18, 2023 at Legacy Riverview Nursing Home. She was born April 19, 1928, in Kenova, the daughter of the late Dock and Birdie Smith Shannon. Ella was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil G. Adkins; her son, Rev. G. Randall Adkins; brothers, Harold and Jack Shannon; and grandson-in-law, Joshua Collins. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Rhonda; grandchildren, Matt (Jessica), Erin, and Sean (Leslie); and great granddaughter, Amelia Pearl. Special thanks to her long time best friend and devoted caregiver, Peggy Sturgill. Ella was a faithful member of Kenova United Methodist Church for 64 years. She was also the receptionist/insurance clerk for Dr. W. W. Mills for many years. Visitation will be Monday, May 22, 2023 from 12 Noon to 1:00 p.m. at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p. m. following the visitation, at Spring Valley Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial gifts be given to Kenova United Methodist Church, 503 15th Street, Kenova, WV. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.