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Joseph Brinson Akins

  • Birth 8 Nov 1910 Brooklet, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 30 May 1987 Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Brooklet, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 41285701


Joe B. Akins

Joe B. Akins, 76, died Saturday morning in the Candler General Hospital in Savannah after an extended illness.

The Bulloch County native had lived in the Akinsville community all of his life. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Jewel S. Akins, Brooklet; four daughters, Wanda Waters, Kathy Jones, and Missy Polland, all of Brooklet; and Dianne Hendrix, Nevils; one son, Kenny Waters, Douglas; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Lou Lee, Brooklet, Mrs. Fannie Hayes, Stilson, and Mrs. Dereta McElveen, Hubert; six grandchildren.

The funeral service for Mr. Akins will be held today at 3 p.m. in the Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Woodrow Beasley and Elder Howard Cox officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Nephews will serve as active apllbearers.

The body will remain in the Smith-Tillman Mortuary until 2 p.m. when it will be taken to the church.

Reprinted from SH 31 May 1987



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  • Created by: Juanita Goolsby Langston
  • Added: 29 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41285701
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Brinson Akins (8 Nov 1910–30 May 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41285701, citing Upper Black Creek Cemetery, Brooklet, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Juanita Goolsby Langston (contributor 46859896) .