Alene Elizabeth Adkins Barrett, 95, was born Jan. 20, 1923, in Princeton, West Virginia, to the late Robert M. Adkins and Mary Ann Gold.
She was preceded in death by James Milton Barrett Sr., her husband of 65 years; six brothers and four sisters.
She is survived by one brother, Raymond Adkins of Atlanta, Georgia; six children, Norma Kelson, Barbara Strange (Bob), James Barrett Jr. (Kathy Temple), Anne Matthews (Buddy), Alice Zielke (Ron) and Walter Lee Barrett (Brenda); nine grandchildren, James Johnstone (Grace), Steven Barrett (Karen), Pamela Kizer (Jim), Robert Strange (Melissa), Sonny Matthews (Jan), Sherri Matthews, Brian Matthews, John Zielke (Karan) and Jeff Zielke (Tracy); and 10 great-grandchildren, Weston Barrett, Bradley Barrett, Paige Matthews, Sterling Matthews, Shane Matthews, Clay Zielke, Gavin Zielke, Megan Zielke, Josh Zielke and Zoe Zielke.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Dec. 10, at Rosewood Memorial Park, 601 N. Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach.
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