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 Sarah Elizabeth <I>Lindsey</I> Akin

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Sarah Elizabeth Lindsey Akin

  • Birth 29 Mar 1886 Pomona, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 20 Sep 1968 Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Pomona, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 10692849

Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Akin, 82, of 2003 Illinois Ave., Murphysboro, died at 4:10 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Hospital, Murphysboro.

A resident of Murphysboro for 59 years, she had been ill six months. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Murphysboro.

Mrs. Akin was born March 29, 1886, in Pomona, a daughter of Willie and Rebecca Cook Lindsey. She was married in 1904 to Elmus Akin who died in 1960.

Surviving we two sons, Granvil of Murphysboro and Wallace of Des Moines, Iowa, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. One daughter preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m Monday in the Meyer-Denny Funeral Home, Murphysboro, with the Rev. Buford Gibson officiating. Burial will be in the [Mount Pleaswant] Jerusalem Cemetery, Pomona.

Source: Southern Illinoisan, Sun., Sept. 22, 1968

Bio by: C. Ann Carruthers

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  • Created by: Rob A DeRossett
  • Added: 28 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10692849
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Elizabeth Lindsey Akin (29 Mar 1886–20 Sep 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10692849, citing Mount Pleasant Jerusalem Cemetery, Pomona, Jackson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Rob A DeRossett (contributor 46598292) .