|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1922|
|Death: ||Feb. 11, 1996|
Funeral services for Mrs. Hazel L. Akins, 73, of Beckville were held at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, 1996 at Jimerson Funeral Home Chapel in Carthage. The Rev. Bruce Will of Southside Baptist Church officiated. Interment followed in Jimerson's Restland Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Jimerson Funeral Home. Mrs. Akins died Sunday, Feb. 11 at Panola General Hospital.
Born on Oct. 5, 1922 in Hillsboro, Texas, she was the daughter of Jack and Annie Smith Overton. Mrs. Akins was a housewife, a member of the Beckville United Methodist Church, and a thirty-eight year resident of Beckville, moving there from Waco. She was also a member of the Beckville Order of Eastern Star. Mrs. Akins was preceded in death by a son, Thomas L. Akins, who died in 1974.
Mrs. Akins is survived by her husband, Mr. Tom Akins of Beckville; one son, Dennis Burnett of Nappa, Calif.; one daughter and son-in-law, Angie and Wayne Burnett Elliott of Beckville; one sister, Donna Smith of Corpus Christi; grandchildren, Amy and Megan Burnett of Nappa, Tracie Elliott Wise, Toni Elliott Lindsay, and Terry Wayne Elliott, all of Beckville; six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were William J. Harris, Lane Harris, Don Harris, David Daniels, Kenneth Pierce, and Frank Allums.
Published in The Panola Watchman, February 14, 1996
Jack Ernest Overton (1896 - 1984)
Annie Overton (1900 - 1982)
Thompson T. Akins (1923 - 2011)
Restland Memorial Park
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Oct 02, 2008
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