Beatrice J. Wadkins
September 17, 1925 - July 25, 2021
Beatrice J. Wadkins of Antioch passed away on July 25, 2021. She was 95 years old. Born in Salina, Oklahoma, to Troy T. Seaton and Beulah L. Martin, Bea grew up in Pixley, California. She married John M. Wadkins in 1946 and moved to Antioch where they raised their three children, John R. Wadkins, Karen L. Akers, and Tim W. Wadkins.
Bea was a dedicated and loving mother and grandmother. Throughout her entire life, she held an unwavering faith in God, which she shared with those who surrounded her. She was a member of the Jubilee Christian Center in Antioch.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, John M. Wadkins, sisters Marguerite Speer, Faye Davis, Lorraine Andrews, Virginia Teves, brothers Leon Seaton, Doyle Seaton, Leroy Seaton and Charles Seaton. She is survived by sister Barbara White, 6 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, August 13, 2021 at 10:00 am at the Oak View Memorial Park Cemetery, 2500 E. 18th St., Antioch, CA.
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