|Birth: ||Jun. 27, 1927|
|Death: ||Dec. 12, 2006|
CARTHAGE -- Services for Durwin Akins, 79, of Beckville, will be 10 a.m. Thursday, December 14, 2006, at Jimerson-Lipsey Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Kim Hagedorn and Brother Bruce Will officiating. Interment will follow in Youngblood Cemetery.
Mr. Akins died December 12, 2006, in Carthage. Born June 27, 1927, in Beckville, he was a U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Marine veteran, having served during World War II, retired superintendent from United Gas Pipeline Co., and member of Beckville United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Gettis Brightwell Akins; son, Sammy Bain Akins; and daughter, Carolyn Akins LeTourneau.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. A memorial guestbook may be signed online at www.jimerson-lipsey.com.
Published in the Longview News-Journal on 12/13/2006.
Joseph Bain Akins (1896 - 1976)
Elzie Ree Williams Akins (1905 - 1977)
Gettis Marie Brightwell Akins (1928 - 2013)*
Created by: Janice Williams Langley
Record added: Dec 13, 2006
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