|Birth: ||Nov. 16, 1908|
|Death: ||Feb. 12, 1977|
STATESBORO -- James Edward Akins, 68, died Saturday at the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after a long illness.
The retired farmer was a lifelong resident of Bulloch County. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Statesboro First Baptist Church.
Mr. Akins was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.
Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Ray V. Malecki of Savannah, and a niece, Miss Mary Anne Malecki of Glen Barnie, MD.
Funeral services will be held today at 3 p.m. at Smith-Tilman Funeral Home of Statesboro, with burial in the Eastside Cemetery.
Reprinted from SMN Feb. 14, 1977
Matthew Winston Akins (1870 - 1956)
Leila Emeline Anderson Akins (1880 - 1941)
Harry Solomon Akins (1907 - 1942)*
James Edward Akins (1908 - 1977)
Emily Lavenia Akins Malecki (1917 - 2010)*
CPL US ARMY WORLD WAR II
Created by: Juanita Goolsby Langston
Record added: Mar 20, 2008
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