Naomi Ruth Adkins, of Troy, OH, went home to be with Jesus on December 31, 2020, at the age of 64. Her devotion to family and her firm belief in God supported her struggle and ultimately gave her peace.
Naomi was born to Joe and Emma Jean Robinette on February 16, 1956. She was immersed into the Christian faith by her loving parents at a very young age. Naomi was a member of Fairview Primitive Baptist Church. She loved to sing and worship with her brothers and sisters more than anything.
Naomi was blessed with a large and loving family. She married her best friend, Reed Adkins, on June 29, 1997, in Jackson, OH. Naomi and Reed were a blessing to all who listened to them praise the Lord together in song throughout the years. Singing was a lifelong passion of Naomi’s. She brought many people to Jesus over the years through her songs and testimonies. Her family and friends are sure to miss her light shining in their lives.
Naomi was preceded in death by her first husband, Carson Payne; one brother, Fred Robinette; her niece, Candy Johnson; and one great nephew, Kaden Johnson.
Naomi is survived by her loving parents, Joe and Emma Jean Robinette; her husband, Reed Adkins; five children, Christy (Stephen) Cook, Shannon Payne, Tyler (Cathy) Adkins, Mary (Chuck) Petersimes, and Matt (Bobby Jo) Adkins; two sisters, Donna Robinette and Joanne (Mike) Longacre, three brothers Kyle Robinette, Parmer Robinette, and Jason (August) Robinette. She also leaves behind a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins, who will miss her loving smile.
For more than 30 years, Naomi worked for Kroger. She was a manager with a servant heart. She often spoke of her fellow coworkers and friends there. She retired in February, 2020.
Funeral services will be held at Fairview Primitive Baptist Church in Bellbrook, OH, on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at 11 AM, with Elder Gary Hood and Elder Terry Sizemore officiating. The family will receive visitors at Fairview Primitive Baptist Church on Friday, January 8, 2021, from 6-8 PM. Interment will be in the Fairview Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Naomi’s many grandsons.
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