Harry William Adkisson
Harry William Adkisson, twin son of John and Mabel Adkisson
was born July 6, 1912 on a farm south of Farnam in Frontier
County. He passed away at his home in Hastings Friday, August
30, 1985. He was 73.
Harry received his education at Mt. Hope School and grew to
manhood on the family farm south of Farnam. During his early
working career, he was engaged in trucking and became well
acquainted over a wide area, of which he made many lasting
March 7, 1949, he married Flossie A Mak in Reno, Nev. They
lived one year in Colorado, then moved to Farnam where they ran
a business until 1952 when they moved to Hastings. He was
foreman at Western Land Roller until his health forced him to
quit working, December 1965.
Harry showed great strength and courage during his very
extended illness. His family was very important and he enjoyed
being with them.
His mother, father, four brothers and two sisters preceded
him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Flossie, twin brother, Harold of
Farnam; four sisters, Stella Lehman, Zella Messersmith of
Farnam; Lula Stapp, Cambridge; Hazel Lilyhorn, Holdrege; many
nieces and nephews and a host of relatives and friends.
Services were held Tuesday, Sept. 3, 1985 at 2 p.m. at the
United Methodist Church at Farnam with clergyman Rev. Robert
Wigert officiating. Music was furnished by Pansy Peirsol, Tom
Oberg, and Donna Hazen.
Casket bearers were Keith Messersmith, Ken Adkisson, Ron
Adkisson, Raymond Tillotson, Carl Johnson and Larry Adkisson.
Honorary bearers were Roger Goltl, Tom Vickers, Louis Mak,
Russ Wilcox, Doug Adkisson, Danny Grim, and Scott Adkisson.
Interment was at the Farnam cemetery.
THE FREE PRESS, Cozad, Dawson county, Nebraska.
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 1985, page 4.
Hosted and Published by Weldon Hoppe