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State Archives of Florida
Casket of former Supreme Court Justice James C. Adkins lying in state at the Supreme Court Building in Tallahassee, Florida.
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Manners and customs
Funeral rites and ceremonies--Florida--Leon County--Tallahassee
Courts--Officials and employees
Belief and custom
Lying in state
Adkins, James C. (James Calhoun), 1915-1994--Death and burial.
Barnes, Wilson E.
Grimes, Steve (Stephen Henry), 1927-
McDonald, Parker Lee, 1924-2017
Newton, John D. C.
Overton, Ben F. (Benjamin Frederick), 1926-2012
Stanton, James Adkins.
Wells, Charles T., 1939-
Wells, Linda F.
Accompanying note: "Beside and in front of casket from left to right: John D. C. Newton, Esq., former law clerk; Pam Lawrence, Ray's wife; Rachel Lawrence, Ray's daughter; Devin Lawrence, David's son; Kristi Lawrence, Steve's daughter; Pamela Lawrence, Steve's wife; Leigh Lawrence, Steve's daughter; Melissa Lawrence, Ray's daughter; James Adkins Stanton, Justice Adkins' son; Dianne Stanton, James Adkins Stanton's wife; Ray Lawrence; Beth Adkins-Mrs. James C. Adkins; Steve Lawrence."
"Next row from left to right: David Lawrence; Alicia Lawrence, David's wife; Baby daughter Michelle Lawrence (only top of head visible)."
"In back of David from left to right: Karin Rabe, Beth Adkins' niece; Mary Rabe, Beth Adkins' sister."
"To right of Seal: Rocky Bevis, Bevis Colonial Funeral Home."
"Background: Security Guard Ronald Newell; Linda F. Wells; Justice Charles T. Wells; Ruth McDonald; Chief Justice Stephen H. Grimes; Marshal Wilson Barnes; Justice Parker Lee McDonald and Justice Ben F. Overton."
Subject - Person
Subject - Corporate
Chicago Manual of Style
Foley, Mark T., 1943-. Casket of former Supreme Court Justice James C. Adkins lying in state at the Supreme Court Building in Tallahassee, Florida. 1994-06-27. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/47257>, accessed 3 October 2022.
Foley, Mark T., 1943-. Casket of former Supreme Court Justice James C. Adkins lying in state at the Supreme Court Building in Tallahassee, Florida. 1994-06-27. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/47257>
AP Style Photo Citation
(State Archives of Florida/Foley)