|Birth: ||Nov. 1, 1922|
|Death: ||Nov. 12, 2009|
Evelyn Blanch Sexton was the 2nd born daughter of 8 daughters and 11 children born to Robert Newton Sexton b.28 Feb 1894 in Purdy, Barry Co., MO & d.6 Jul 1974 in Purdy, Barry Co., MO and Gladys Irene Long b.20 Jul 1902 in Purdy, Barry Co., MO & d.4 Oct 1985 in Monett, Barry Co., MO and who where married on 7 Dec 1919 in Purdy, Barry Co., MO.
Evelyn married Vester Osborne Akin on 24 Sep 1943 in Neosho, Newton Co., MO. Vester was b.9 Oct 1920 in Barry Co., MO & d.17 Aug 2001 in Leavenworth, Leavenworth Co., KS.
Evelyn and Vester had 7 Children, "all" of which are still living.
OBITUARY OF EVELYN B. AKIN
Evelyn B. Akin, Leavenworth, KS passed away Thursday, November 12, 2009 at Cushing Memorial Hospital. She was born November 1, 1922 in Barry County, MO the daughter of Robert and Gladys(Long) Sexton. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Vester O. Akin.
Evelyn is survived by her children, Janice Rickett, Bill Akin and wife Mary Sue, David Akin and wife Elaine, Barbara Mears and husband Richard, Martha Hund, Nancy Kane and husband Robert, and Jeannie Sikes and husband Daniel, twenty nine grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
She was a home maker for most of her life, worked for Army National Bank for a short time, and was a member of Church Of Christ, Leavenworth.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M Friday, November 13, 2009 at the Davis Funeral Chapel, 531 Shawnee St., Leavenworth, KS 66048. Funeral service will be held 1:30 P.M Saturday, November 14, 2009 at the Church Of Christ, 3911 10th Ave., Leavenworth, KS.
Burial will follow in the Mt. Muncie Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the Church Of Christ
Many Thanks to Sally (Winegar) Flaherty for allowing me to manage this memorial.
Vester Osborne Akin (1920 - 2001)*
Mount Muncie Cemetery
Plot: 14B; 3-A, 3
Maintained by: RCAkin148
Originally Created by: Sally (Winegar) Flaherty
Record added: Nov 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44429392