Hilda Ashburn Adkins passed away from this life on October 1, 2017 at her mother's residence surrounded by her family. She was born August 22, 1963 to Delorice Billings Ashburn and the late Helious Ashburn. Hilda always had a smile on her face, and she touched everyone that she met. She enjoyed gardening, particularly her flowers, horseback riding, and spending time with her friends, family, and especially her grandchildren. She was a member of Allens Chapel Methodist Church. Hilda was deeply loved and will be greatly missed. Mrs. Adkins' funeral service will be on Wednesday, October 4 at 1 p.m. at the chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Peeled Chestnut Cemetery. Her visitation will be on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. She was preceded in death by her father, Helious Ashburn; grandparents, Isaac and Dora Billings, and Allie and Virda Ashburn. Survivors include her husband, Darrell Adkins of Sparta. A daughter, Shaundra and Kenny Cantrell of Smithville. A son, Tyrel Helton of Crossville. Two step-sons, Steve Adkins of Indiana and Eugene and wife Emma Adkins of Smithville. Grandchildren, Alexis, Eli, and Boston Cantrell of Smithville, Ava Helton of Murfreesboro, Henry Campus of Murfreesboro, Eli and Ethan Adkins of Indiana, and Ellie Adkins of Smithville. Mother, Delorice Ashburn of Sparta. Sister, Helen and David Barnes of Sparta, Donna and Greg Hutson of Sparta, and Kristy Beshearse of Sparta. Special niece, Allie Beshearse of Sparta. Special caregiver, Carolyn Powers of Smithville. Special friends, April, Cassie, and Ma Farless. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.