Alcus Romaine Adkison


Alcus Romaine Adkison, 84, of Marianna, Florida died Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at Jackson Hospital.

He was born January 7, 1937 in Enterprise, Alabama to James and Ruby Adkison. In August of 1961 he married the love of his life, Betty Adkinson and together they had three children. He was Bishop with the Church of God of Prophecy having pastored several churches in Florida; Leesburg, Ocala, Melbourne, Mascotte, Bonifay and Chipley. Since his last pastorate, he and his wife were full time state Evangelist based in Marianna, Florida. Rev. Adkison loved spending time with his family and studying God’s word.

Alcus was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ruby Adkison; son, William Randall “Randy” Adkison; siblings, Verina Sharp, Syble Turner, Myrtle Bethea, Ervin Adkison, and Wayne Adkison.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Betty Adkison; daughter, Teresa Thurman (Charles), and son, Alcus Romaine Adkison, Jr. (Sandie) all of Marianna, Florida.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at New Bayview Church of God of Prophecy 1097 New Bayview Church Road, Bonifay, Florida.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 PM Monday, September 27, 2021 at James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel in Marianna.

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