|Birth: ||Jul. 19, 1934|
|Death: ||Jan. 1, 2000|
St. Louis County
John M. "J.M." Akridge
(July 19,1934 - January 1, 2000)
John Miner Akridge of Grubville, Mo., formerly of Ellington, Mo.died in Creve Coeur, Mo. on January 3, 2000 at the age of 65 years. John was born in Carrolton, Mo. on July 19, 1934, the son of the late John William Akridge and Clara Odessa Akridge (nee Minor). On June 4, 1960, he was united in marriage to Joyce Ann Phillips and she preceded him in death.
John is survived by his son, John N. Akridge and wife Cathy of Sedalia, Mo.; daughter Nanette Rudloff and husband Tom of Grubville, Mo.; three brothers - William Akridge and wife Ruth of Imperial, Mo., Joseph Akridge and wife Judy of Ellington, Mo. and James Cleon Akridge and wife Janice of St. Louis, Mo.; two sisters - Warna Kay Williams of Newnan, Ga. and Emma Lou Pogue and husband Danny (Jack) of Branhart, Mo.; eight grandchildren, brothers and sisters-in-law.
John was also preceded in death by one son, John Bradley Akridge.
John was a member and deacon of Crossroads Baptist Church in Richwoods, Mo. and a past member and deacon of the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Ellington. During his working years, John had been employed as a quality planner for McDonnell Douglas Corporation, now known as Boeing, Inc., of St. Louis, Mo., retiring after 38 years of employment. In younger years, John had enjoyed hunting and fishing; playing his guitar and photography were other favorite hobbies.
Visitation was held after 2 p.m. Jan. 5, 2000 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, Mo.The funeral was at 2 p.m. Jan. 6, 2000 at the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Ellington with the Rev. Marvin Richards officiating. Burial was in the Bethlehem Cemetery, Ellington. Memorial may be made to "Joni & Friends," a ministry to the paralyzed.
John William Akridge (1895 - 1966)
Clara Odessa Miner Akridge (1899 - 1980)
Joyce Ann Akridge (1940 - 1995)
John Bradley Akridge (1963 - 1963)*
Kenneth Akridge (1926 - 1927)*
Emma Lou Akridge Pogue (1933 - 2015)*
John Miner Akridge (1934 - 2000)
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Originally Created by: Cathy Hill
Record added: Aug 12, 2010
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