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Nadine M. Ballard Akin
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1919
Death: Mar. 25, 2014

Nadine Akin stepped into the presence of the Lord & hundreds of loved ones on March 25, 2014. She was born on December 17, 1919. She grew up on an East Texas farm in Saltillo. The Great Depression built into Nadine a work ethic that she maintained throughout her 94 years. She was born running & didn't stop until a few weeks ago. During WWII, she built fighter planes. A retiree of Sears, she also worked at CVS for fun during her eighties. Active in church & the food pantry, she was also the glue that kept reunions going. She was president of the Sunset Serenaders when they sang at Carnegie Hall, & a caregiver to friends in need. She is predeceased by Carl Akin, her husband of 68 years, & by her brother, Harold Ballard. She is survived by two daughters, LaWanda Bailey (Richard), Sandy Brown (Paul); four grandchildren, Tony Taylor, Shanna Englert, Danielle Douglas, Carl Douglas, & their spouses; eight great grandchildren; her sister, Dorothy Edwards, several sisters-in-law & nieces & nephews. Funeral Services are 1:00 pm, Friday, March 28, 2014 in Bassett Chapel at Cliff Temple Baptist Church, 125 Sunset Ave. @ Zang Blvd. in Dallas. Burial will follow at Grove Hill Cemetery in Dallas. Visitation is 6-8 pm at Jaynes, Thursday, March 27.
Published in Dallas Morning News on Mar. 26, 2014 
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  James Carl Akin (1914 - 2004)
Grove Hill Memorial Park
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section A
Created by: Tim Hawkins
Record added: Mar 26, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 126920388
Nadine M. <i>Ballard</i> Akin
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