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Martin Jefferson "Charlie" Akridge
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1877
Mitchell County
Georgia, USA
Death: May 21, 1952
Pebble City
Mitchell County
Georgia, USA

1930 Census Hinsonton, Mitchell Co GA Film 376 pg 4A
Martin J Akridge 52 Head
Nora E Akridge 48 Wife
Lonita Akridge 16 Dau
Marceline Akridge 10 Dau
Philip Akridge 9 Son
Ophelia Akridge 4 Granddaugter


The Camilla Enterprise
Issue of May 30, 1952

Martin Jefferson "Charlie" Akridge, prominent Mitchell County farmer died Wednesday,21 May 1952, at 11:00 PM at his home in Pebble City community following a short illness. Mr. Akridge had been in failing health for the past several months. News of his passing caused widespread sorrow among numerous friends of this county and section.

Funeral services took place Saturday, 24 May 1952, at 3:00 PM at Antioch Methodist church at Pebble City where Mr. Akridge had worshiped since childhood. The Rev Nathan H. Williams of Camilla conducted the service and was assisted by the Rev W. H. Littleton and the Rev A. T. Rigsby of Sale City. Nephews of Mr. Akridge serving as pall bearers were; C. E. Smith, Paul Smith, Alton Palmer, Allen Eubanks, L. B. Edwards, John Cates, Tom Akridge and Leon Davis. Interment was in Akridge cemetery. Bramlett Funeral Home was in charge.

The son of the late Elihu and Nancy Adams Akridge, Mr. Akridge was born in Mitchell County near Camilla, 7 Jul 1877. He had lived his entire life in Mitchell, being a member of a family that produced an unusual number of large and successful farmers. Mr. Akridge retired about a year ago on account of ill health.

Survivors are his wife, two daughters, Mrs. Lee Turner of Pebble City; Mrs. T. B. Hancock of Doerun; one son, Phillip B. Akridge; two sisters, Mrs. Jesse F. Smith and Miss Alice Akridge; two brothers, Jim and T. E. Akridge.

 
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 Parents:
  Elihu Hansford Akridge (1841 - 1925)
  Nancy Lou Adams Akridge (1845 - 1913)
 
 Spouse:
  Lenora E Palmer Akridge (1880 - 1953)
 
 Children:
  Carl Daniel Akridge (1897 - 1970)*
  Carlease King Akridge (1898 - 1971)*
  Katie Mae Akridge Lewis (1907 - 1943)*
  Lenora Akridge (1910 - 1910)*
  Martin Jefferson Akridge (1911 - 1911)*
  Lonita Turner Akridge Roark (1913 - 2007)*
  Marceline Akridge Hancock (1919 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Abel Akridge (1875 - 1906)*
  William G. Akridge (1875 - 1910)*
  Martin Jefferson Akridge (1877 - 1952)
  Albert Akridge (1882 - 1914)*
  Alice W Akridge (1883 - 1965)*
  Thomas Elihu Akridge (1887 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Akridge Cemetery
Sale City
Mitchell County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Winnette
Record added: Feb 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65975937
Martin Jefferson Charlie Akridge
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Martin Jefferson Charlie Akridge
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Martin Jefferson Charlie Akridge
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In Remembrance of a Grandfather to many descendants. Rest in peace ~
- Winnette
 Added: Aug. 21, 2012

- Judy (Akridge) Bond
 Added: Mar. 29, 2012
To Pa Akridge, always loved your flowers
- JANIS MCGANN
 Added: Apr. 5, 2011
 
 
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