Ms. Dot, as she was affectionately known by those who knew and loved her, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 28, 2019, at home, surrounded by family, after a short illness.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 31, at First Baptist Church New Brockton, with Rev. Nate Sims officiating. Burial will follow in New Brockton City Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 3 to 5 p.m., at Searcy Funeral Home and Crematory.

She was an active member of First Baptist Church New Brockton for over 50 years.

Dot, was preceded in death by her husband, LA Adkison; her sons; Johnny and Larry Adkison; her grandsons, Jonathan Crates and Clark Whittaker.

She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Crates of New Brockton; son, Michael Adkison (Misty) of Bradenton, Fla.; daughter-in-law, Faye Adkison of New Brockton; grandsons, Kristopher and Mason Adkison of Mobile and Steve Whittaker (Shondra) of Troy; great-grandchildren, Joshua Crates, Seth Whittaker, Shelby Whittaker, Sheena Whittaker, Garret Whittaker and Lydia Harrison; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Encompass Home Health and Hospice for the incredible care they gave her in the last phase of her life.

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Searcy Funeral Home and Crematory, 1301 Neal Metcalf Rd., Hwy. 167 N., Enterprise, AL 36330, (334) 393-2273