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William Wesley Eakins
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Birth: Feb. 12, 1920
Death: Dec. 19, 2005

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD 22 DEC 2005

WILLIAM EAKINS

WILLIAM WESLEY EAKINS, 85, OF FORT SMITH, DIED MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2005, IN A LOCAL NURSING HOME...HE WAS BORN FEB. 20, 1920, IN OTTUMWA,IOWA...HE WAS A RETIRED MACHINIST FOR BALDOR ELECTRIC, OF THE ASSEMBLY OF GOD FAITH, AND SERVED IN WORLD WAR II WHERE HE RECEIVED THE PURPLE HEART , OAK LEAF CLUSTER, COMBAT INFANTRY BADGE, APTC RIBBON, TWO BRONZE STARS AND WORLD WAR II VICTORY RIBBON IN OKINAWA...FUNERAL WILL BE 10 A.M. THURSDAY AT LEWIS FUNERAL CHAPEL IN LAVACA WITH BURIAL AT NEW CEMETERY IN MULBERRY.

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, BERNICE; TWO SISTERS, MARTHA OVERTURF OF COLORADO AND OLIVE WHEATON OF OTTUMWA, IOWA; A BROTHER, WALTER EAKINS OF FORT MYERS; FIVE GRANDCHILDREN; 12 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN; AND THREE GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN...

PALLBEARERS WILL BE BOB EMMANUEL, RON, JOHN AND DONNIE PICKLER, GREG CHAMBLEE AND ROYCE BEECHAM...THE FAMILY WILL VISIT WITH FRIENDS FROM 5 TO 6 P.M. TODAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME...

MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS MAY BE MADE TO BARLING SENIOR CITIZENS, OR FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES NO. 4416

 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter John Eakins (1887 - 1971)
  Arena Decker Eakins (1889 - 1966)
 
 Spouse:
  Mildren Bernice Owens Eakins (1918 - 2007)
 
 Siblings:
  Flossie Eakins Oiler (1909 - 1994)*
  Lloyd Cecil Eakins (1911 - 1983)*
  Maxine Eakins Ware (1914 - 1995)*
  Pauline Mary Eakins Condor (1914 - 1992)*
  Helen M. Eakins (1916 - 1928)*
  William Wesley Eakins (1920 - 2005)
  Billy Eakins (1922 - 1922)*
  Jack Eakins (1922 - 1922)*
  Adeline Eakins (1923 - 1923)*
  Olive Arena Eakins Wheaton (1927 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
New Cemetery
Mulberry
Crawford County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Sharon Welch
Originally Created by: Camp
Record added: Mar 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50477615
William Wesley Eakins
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William Wesley Eakins
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