|Birth: ||Sep. 10, 1921|
|Death: ||Mar. 3, 1996|
CREVE COEUR, IL - Maxine M. Akins, 74, of 401 Velde St. died 5:45 a.m. Sunday, March 3, 1996, at Americana Healthcare Center in Peoria, IL.
Born Sept. 10, 1921, in Vandalia to Charles E. and Viola Mae Kelly Cripe, she married Aaron C. Akins on June 10, 1939, in St. Louis. He survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Donald C. of Huntsville, Ala., and the Rev. Richard E. of Watertown, Wis.; two brothers, Floyd C. Cripe of Washington and Robert L. Cripe of Vandalia; and seven grandchildren.
She was a waitress and later was manager at the Team Room at the YWCA in Peoria for 30 years, retiring in 1979. She was a member of Averyville Baptist Church in East Peoria and American Legion Post 1234 Auxiliary.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. The Rev. Richard E. Akins will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria.
Memorials may be made to her church.
Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - Tuesday, March 5, 1996
Aaron C. Akins (1920 - 1997)*
Fon du Lac Township Cemetery
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Jul 15, 2010
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