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Vera Winnie Walker Akin
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1918
Carrollton
Carroll County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 2013
Carrollton
Carroll County
Georgia, USA

Vera Winnie Walker Akin Taylor

Mrs. Winnie Akin Taylor age 94, of Walker Dr., Carrollton passed away Monday, August 26, 2013 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 6, 1918 in the home where she passed away, daughter of the late LaFayette Walker and Avva Walker Brock. Mrs. Taylor was a 1936 graduate of Roopville High School and in her early years worked as the Society Editor for what is now the Times Georgian. She later worked and retired as an agent with Progressive Farmer Insurance. Currently she was the longest tenured member of Oak Grove Baptist Church where she worshiped for over 79 years. Her outside interest included a love of gardening and she especially enjoyed sharing her bounty with family and friends. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Glenn Akin and second husband, Thurlo Taylor; a brother Ralph Walker and a sister Ruby Walker Pyle. Survivors include her children; Joseph Akin and his wife Pam Odom Akin of Hamilton, Linda Akin Elliott and her fiancÚ Douglas Palamountain of Carrollton, Barbara Akin Teal and her husband Tracy Teal of Johnson City, Tennessee, Alice Akin Startup and her husband Kenneth Startup of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, Avva Akin Perry and her husband Wendell Perry of Bowdon and Dennis Akin and his wife Wanda Langley Akin of Carrollton. Also surviving are sixteen grandchildren and thirty four great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 2:00PM from the Oak Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Rob Vincent, Pastor Spencer Teal and Dr. Kenneth Startup officiating. Music will be rendered by her granddaughters, Laressa Teal McCarty, Meredith Teal Copp, Emily Akin Carlisle, Rebecca Startup Partain, Rachael Startup Russell, Jessica Perry McRae and Amanda Perry. Mrs. Taylor's grandsons, Alan Akin, Glenn Akin, Chris Martin, David Martin, Spencer Teal, Adam Akin and Daniel Akin will serve as pallbearers. Mrs. Akin will be placed in state at 1:00PM and the family will receive friends at the church from 1:00PM until the service hour. Interment will follow in the Stripling Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 4:00 until 7:00PM. Messages of condolences may be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com. Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton has charge of the arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Larkin Lafayette Walker (1874 - 1957)
  Avva Orilla Johnson Walker (1884 - 1980)
 
 Spouses:
  Alfred Glenn Akin (1912 - 1965)
  Thurlo McKinley Taylor (1917 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Ralph Walker (1912 - 2001)*
  Mary Ruby Walker Pyle (1915 - 2006)*
  Vera Winnie Walker Akin (1918 - 2013)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Stripling Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Carrollton
Carroll County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Jerry Walker Merrell
Record added: Jan 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83723098
Vera Winnie <i>Walker</i> Akin
Added by: Jerry Walker Merrell
 
Vera Winnie <i>Walker</i> Akin
Added by: Jerry Walker Merrell
 
 
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- Me2u
 Added: Dec. 3, 2013
R.I.P. JWM
- Jerry Walker Merrell
 Added: Aug. 27, 2013

- Kathye Snyder-Knight
 Added: Aug. 30, 2012
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