Born September 13, 1944, at Logan, she was a daughter of the late Brooks and Emma Lusk Adkins. Also preceding her in death were three sisters, Gladie Necessary, Mona Adkins and Juanita Wells; four brothers, Richard Adkins, Doug Adkins, Ernie Adkins, and her twin brother, David Adkins; two brothers-in-law, Pierce Necessary and Johnny Wells; one sister-in-law, Emma Jean Adkins, and one nephew, John B. “Jeb” Wells II.
After graduation from Man High School, Deloris worked as a teacher’s aide and during the 1970s she worked as a secretary for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Washington D.C. While working in Washington, she met and married her beloved husband and they moved back to West Virginia. As a homemaker, she created a warm and loving home for her family. During the illnesses of her mother, her sisters, Mona and Juanita, and her brother-in-law, Johnny Wells, Deloris served as one of their loving and compassionate caregivers. She enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her family.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 40 years, Douglas Nash III: three sons, Douglas (Sherry) Nash IV of Rum Creek and David Lee (Margaret) Nash and Daniel Brooks Nash, both of Accoville; seven grandchildren, Randall Nash, Katie Nash, Dawn Nash, Leah Nash, Austin Nash, Brooklyn Nash and James Nash; one sister, Beulah (Thomas) Lankas of Lorado; one brother, Jimmy Adkins of Charleston; many nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will begin at 1 p.m. Monday, November 7, at Highland Memory Gardens at Godby with Rev. Bobby Adkins officiating.
Pallbearers will be her three sons, Doug, David and Daniel Nash, and other family members.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. today at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home where a church service will begin at 7 p.m. with Rev. Bobby Adkins officiating.
Condolences may be left at www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home of Man.