Sylvia McKinney Adkison, age 75, of Eastpoint, passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 in Tallahassee.

Sylvia was born in Columbia, South Carolina, April 20, 1942 to the late Morris Woodrow McKinney and Mary Cranford (Whitesides) McKinney. She lived in Franklin County for 39 years and opened Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Medical Clinic in Eastpoint in 1996. In 2006, she was manager of North Florida Medical Center until her retirement in 2008.

She taught dance for 12 years at Pam Nobles Studios.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Don Adkison, and a grandson, Joshua Alan Phipps.

Survivors include three sons, Rex Alan Phipps of Mobile, Alabama, Dale Preston Phipps, of Eastpoint, and Stephen Adkison, also of Eastpoint; a grandchild, Kimberly Hollenbeck, of Eastpoint; a brother, John R. Mann, of Wewahitchka, and a sister, Sandra J. McKinney, of Columbia, South Carolina.

Memorialization will be by cremation. In lieu of flowers, you may make contributions to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308-5428.

Adams Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. You may offer the family condolences online at