December 12, 1939 - December 20, 2014
Sandra (Hartgrove) Adkins, 75 of New Castle, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, December 20, 2014 in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 12, 1939, in New Castle, a daughter of the late Richard and Thelma (Keeling) Hartgrove. Sandra was a 1958 graduate of New Castle High School and was married that same evening to the love of her life, Gerald Adkins. As of June 5 of this year, they were married 56 years. She worked for several years as secretary for Blue River Valley School Corporation, retiring in 1982. Sandra was a member of the Mt. Summit Christian Church. She enjoyed spending time with and nurturing children, especially during the summer church camp program and as a Girl Scout leader. Sandra was an avid golfer and enjoyed spending the winters with Gerald in Florida. She is survived by her husband, Gerald; her children, Michael Adkins of New Castle, Ariane Pope of New Castle and Scott (wife: Kirsten) Adkins of Hagerstown; grandchildren, Chris Pope (wife: Dr. Lisa Wilson) of New Castle, Joshua Pope of Greenfield, Neil Adkins of New Castle, Alexandra Adkins of New Castle, Brighton Adkins of Eaton and Keefer Adkins of New Castle; three great-grandchildren and a brother, Tim (wife: Tina) Hartgrove of Shelbyville. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 27, 2014 at the Mt. Summit Christian Church with Pastor Mark O’Brien officiating. Burial will follow in Brick Cemetery in Hagerstown. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday, December 26, 2014 at Sproles Family Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be offered to the Mt. Summit Christian Church. You may send the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. The Sproles family and staff are honored to serve the family of Sandra Adkins.
Sandra (Hartgrove) Adkins, 75 of New Castle, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, December 20, 2014 in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 12, 1939, in New Castle, a daughter of the late Richard and Thelma (Keeling)... View Obituary & Service Information
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