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 Johnny Joseph Akins

Johnny Joseph Akins

Birth
Foreman, Little River County, Arkansas, USA
Death 3 Feb 2013 (aged 91)
Foreman, Little River County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Foreman, Little River County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 105641164 · View Source
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Johnny Joseph Akins, age 91, a resident of Foreman, Arkansas died Sunday, February 3, 2013 at his home.

He was born May 25, 1921 in Foreman. He was retired from Ash Grove Cement Plant and a member of the Foreman Church of Christ.

Mr. Akins was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Irene Elizabeth Carrell Akins; his parents; two sons, Henry Joseph Akins and Johnny Joseph Akins Jr.; one granddaughter, Misti Dawn Akins McAllister; two brothers, Willie Akins and Cecil Akins; three sisters, Lovie Carrell, Dovie Estept and Annie Akins.

He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, James and Wilda Knighten Akins of Foreman; one daughter-in-law, Katie Gabbard Akins of Foreman; 6 grandchildren and their spouses, Angela and Victor Martin of De Queen, Chad and Kayla Akins of Foreman, Jonathan Akins of De Queen, Michael Akins, Suzanne Akins Milam and Andrew Akins all of Foreman; nine great-grandchildren, Justin and Cassandra Kennedy, Derek Kennedy, and Matthew Martin all of De Queen, Garet Akins, Kory Akins, Kathryn Milam and Pyper Akins all of Foreman, and Kristin Akins and Dylan Akins both of Longview, Texas; two great-great-grandchildren, Kaylee Kennedy and Joseph Kennedy both of De Queen and a host of relatives and friends.

Funeral Services for Mr. Akins will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 7, 2013 in the Foreman Church of Christ with Billy Blakeney officiating. Burial will follow in the Blackland Cemetery, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, February 6th at the funeral home.


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  • Created by: Libby Talley
  • Added: 22 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 105641164
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johnny Joseph Akins (25 May 1921–3 Feb 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 105641164, citing Blackland Cemetery, Foreman, Little River County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Libby Talley (contributor 46605084) .