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Billie Richard Akins
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1927
Death: Oct. 17, 1996

Funeral services for Billie Richard Akins, 68, of Crossville, who passed away Oct. 17, 1996, were conducted Oct. 20 at St. Raphael's Episcopal Church with interment at Akins Cemetery. Father Paul Wanter officiated.
Pallbearers were Tom Gernt; Charlie Akins; Stuart Hale; Barry Dyer; Scott Hale; Vick Gernt; Tracy Akins; and Franklin Crow.
Mr. Akins was born Dec. 12, 1927 in Muskogee, Okla., to Arthur and Della Lee Hale Akins. He was a retired engineer and member of St. George Episcopal Church in Laguna Hills, Calif. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II.
Survivors include his wife Elisabeth Akins of Crossville; daughter, Michelle Jeannette Wood of Centreville, Va.; son, Gregory John Akins of Lake Forrest, Calif.; granddaughter, Margaret Elisabeth Wood; sisters, Jerushia Gernt of Crossville, Gweldia Gannon of Diamond Bar, Calif., Nancy Dodgens of Goose Creek, S.C., Kitty Hale of Crossville; brothers, Donald Akins, Thomas Akins, James Robert Akins and Charlie Akins, all of Crossville.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Arthur Eugene Akins (1903 - 1962)
  Della Lee Hale Akins (1905 - 1980)
 
 Spouse:
  Elisabeth Genders Akins (1921 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jerusha Iris Akins Gernt (1925 - 2002)*
  Billie Richard Akins (1927 - 1996)
  Mary Ruth Akins (1929 - 1960)*
  Donald Ray Akins (1934 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Akins Cemetery
Crossville
Cumberland County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Joseph P Abel
Record added: Oct 13, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11974780
Billie Richard Akins
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Billie Richard Akins
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Billie Richard Akins
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- Sammy Boyd, Genealogist
 Added: Jul. 5, 2013
Gone but never forgotten. ...... He was my 5th cousin once removed through the Hale family of Bledsoe County, TN.
- Sammy Boyd, Genealogist
 Added: Jul. 5, 2013

- Joyce Vaughan
 Added: Aug. 15, 2009
 
 
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