Skip to content

Andy Adkins Arrangements - Updated

Andy Adkins, 23, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012 at Crockett Hospital in Lawrenceburg, Tenn. He was a native of Lawrenceburg, and the owner and trainer at Andy Adkins Stables.Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Charles Adkins. He is survived by his mother, Angie (John) Sharp Ezell of Ethridge, father Frankie Adkins of Lawrenceburg; fiance' Mandie Napier of Murfreesboro; two brothers, Chase (Jordan) Adkins and Matthew Adkins of Ethridge; Step-brother and sister Jackson and Nellie Kate Ezell of Loretto and Lawrenceburg; grandparents John and Becky Sharp of Ethridge and Nellie Adkins of Pulaski; two nieces, Charlie Kate and Ellie Reese Adkins and a newphew Braxton Adkins all of Ethridge.

Visitation will be held Friday, May 18, 2012, from 5:00-8:00PM at Neal Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg, Tenn. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2012, at 1:00PM at Ethridge Church of Christ in Ehtridge, Tenn., with visitation starting at 11:00AM at the church.

The family requests memorials be made to Great Strides Therapeutic Riding Program for Handicapped Children in care of WHTA Ladies Auxiliary, P.O. Box 61, Shelbyville, TN 37162.

More Stories

  • Equine Obituary - The Land Shark

    World grand champion and multi world champion The Land Shark passed away on December 6, 2017. The five-year-old stallion was owned and loved by Larry and Pam Russell of Pontotoc, Mississippi... Read More
  • Walking For The Angels and WHTA give back

    The Walking Horse Trainers’ Association teamed up once again with Walking For The Angels and Christmas In July Horse Show to give back to those in need at Christmas time. Over 300 children across Bedford County received help this year... Read More
  • KWHA Ladies Auxiliary celebrate a great year

    The KWHA Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Luncheon was held on December 9, 2017. The event was held at Malone’s Event’s and Catering in Lexington, Kentucky. 18 members joined to celebrate a wonderful year in the horse industry and participation awards and ended the day with a dirt Santa gift exchange... Read More
  • Office Holiday Hours

    The office will be closed for Christmas holidays beginning Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, and will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. We hope you enjoy that time with your families as we will be... Read More
  • Walking For Cancer show announces date

    The 2018 Walking For Cancer show will be held April 21 at the Champions Arena in Shelbyville. The start time is still pending however organizers are aiming for 5 p.m. Further details will be announced as they become available... Read More
  • Youth Council awards

    New this year for the Youth Council, a point system was put into place to help encourage all youth members to participate in different events and horse shows. Throughout the year members earned points by helping to raise money for the FAST Legal Fund and for assisting at horse shows... Read More
  • Two new faces join TWHBEA Executive Committee

    The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association’s annual meetings were held last weekend in Lewisburg, Tennessee with two new faces joining the Executive Committee (EC) following the annual elections, held Saturday... Read More
  • Birth Announcement - Knox Lucas Robbins

    Paul and Jennifer Robbins welcomed their second son, Knox Lucas Robbins, on December 4, 2017. He weighed 8lbs., 6.5 oz and measured 20 inches in length. Read More
  • GWHEA High Point Banquet schedule

    The Georgia Walking Horse Exhibitors' Association High Point Awards Banquet will be held January 27, 2018, at the Monroe Golf and Country Club in Monroe, Georgia. Happy hour will be from 5:30-6:30, with a short business meeting to follow. Read More
  • WHTA presents Lifetime Achievement Award

    Starting in 2015, the Walking Horse Trainers’ Association Lifetime Achievement award is presented each year to the person or persons who have made a lasting impression to both the WHTA and the Walking Horse world in general. This year’s honoree certainly embody those credentials... Read More