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J. Doy Akins
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Birth: Aug. 7, 1903
Death: Nov. 29, 1987

J. Doy Akins

J. Doy Akins, 84, died Sunday afternoon at his residence near Statesboro after a brief illness.

A bulloch County native, Mr. Akins lived near Statesboro all his life and was retired from the Central of Georgia Railroad. He was of the Baptist faith.

Mr. Akins is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Fay A. Morris, Jacksonville, FL, and Mrs. Shirley A. Smith, Tifton; three sisters; Mrs. Pete Cannon, Mrs. Max Edenfield, and Mrs. George Mallard, all of Statesboro; two brothers, Inman Akins, and Ernest Akins, both of Statesboro; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held today at 3 p.m. at the chapel of the Smith-Tillman Mortuary with the Rev. James Barnes officiating. Burial will be in the Bulloch Memorial Gardens.

The body will remain in the chapel of the mortuary until the funeral hour.

Smith-Tillman Mortuary of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.

Repriinted from SH, Dec. 1, 1987
Family links: 
  Welcome Amos Akins (1877 - 1945)
  Missouri Barnes Akins (1877 - 1959)
  Shirley Mae Akins Smith (1936 - 2011)*
  Floyd Amos Akins (1902 - 1977)*
  J. Doy Akins (1903 - 1987)
  Fred Morgan Akins (1905 - 1984)*
  Irene Akins Edenfield (1912 - 2005)*
  Inman Webster Akins (1917 - 1999)*
*Calculated relationship
Bulloch Memorial Gardens
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Juanita Goolsby Langston
Record added: Oct 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30401980
J. Doy Akins
Added by: Cynthia Morris
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To my Grandaddy, I remember trips on the riding lawn mower, running around the yard in your blue wheelbarrow. You holding on so tightly when I sat on your bull on the farm. I miss our afternoon naps, the smell of your old spice after you've shaven, even...(Read more)
- Cynthia Morris
 Added: Feb. 18, 2009

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