Rufus Gillian Akins October 7, 1917 - February 22, 2013
Obituary for Mr. Rufus Gillian Akins, age 95, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2013 at Westbury Medical Care Home.
Mr. Akins was the son of the late Seaborn Lumpkin Akins and the late Sallie Belle Willis Akins. He was a veteran of the United States Army having honorably served during World War II in the South Pacific Campaign. Mr. Akins had been self-employed in the farming business for most of his life. He is predeceased by sisters, Alma Akins, Pearl Crowley, Melba Thomas, Edna Payne, Sarah English and Carolyn Bunn; brothers, Haskell Akins, Herbert Akins, Allen Akins, Olen Akins and Franklin Akins.
Survivors include a sister, Alice Sauls; sister-in-law, Lorene Akins; brother-in-law, Millard English; 27 nieces and nephews and numerous others.
Visitation for Mr. Rufus Gillian Akins will be Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow visitation at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Liberty Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery