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Barbara Gail Taylor Adkins March 10, 1945 - September 2, 2023

Born: Saturday Mar 10, 1945

Died: Saturday Sep 2, 2023

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Barbara Gail Taylor Adkins, 78, of Eden passed away Saturday, September 2, 2023 at her son’s home.

A funeral service will be held at 11am Saturday, September 9, 2023 at Fair Funeral Home Chapel in Eden with burial to follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Reidsville. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at Fair Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends and family at 168 Lee Lane, Reidsville, following the service.

Barbara was born March 10, 1945 in Rockingham County, NC, to the late Roy M. Taylor, Sr. and Odessa Meadows Taylor. She was a member of Spray United Methodist Church. Barbara was a certified dietician and had a degree in culinary arts. She worked at Morehead Memorial Hospital as a dietician until her retirement. She was an extreme chocoholic. Barbara had a passion for life, cooking, and her family.

Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Josh Adkins of Reidsville, Shane Adkins of Eden; grandchildren, Emmanuel Adkins (Megan) of Milligan, TN, Jaima Adkins of Kingsport, TN, Calub Adkins of Reidsville, Sierra Lewis of Reidsville, Tatum Denny of Reidsville, Dwight Taylor of Haymarket, VA, Jon Taylor of Mechanicsville, VA, Jennifer Taylor of Eden, NC; great-grandchildren, Joseph Carter, Roman Adkins, Paige Taylor, Lane Taylor, Sara Allen; brothers, Roy “Butch” Taylor, Jr. (Janice) of Graham, NC, and James “Mike” Taylor of Chesterfield, VA.

In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her loving husband, Harold Adkins.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Josh and Family, 
     I am so sorry about your Mom.  I remember many years ago when she and your Dad worked with Dawn and the ball team.  She was very involved in your life and Shane's as a good Mother would.  Thinking of you.  Becky Via

Becky Via

It is with great saddness to learn of her death! Now she is in heaven with Harold and the Lord. May God comfort the family during this time of bereavement and the days ahead.

Tommy Griffin

Mike & family, so sorry to hear of Barbara's passing.  May you all cherish her many memories.

God bless you all & many prayers.

Veronica Darby

I was so sorry to see Barbara's psssing on the internet. We worked together at Karastan Rug Mill many years ago. I have considered her a friend since that time.  She loved her family very much and I'm sure she will be missed greatly. 

Brenda Ellington
Josh, Shane and Family
You are in my thoughts and prayers, I remember doing Cub Scouts togather for many years had alot of good times. Barbara will be missed!
Terry D Smith

May God bless you and keep your family well.

Carlton Russell

josh and shane  we are so very sorry for your loss we were out of town at the time of the service.  our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time

elsie wilson

debra wilson

Debra L Wilson

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