Lorena DeLoach Akins


Mrs. Lorena D. Akins

Mrs. Lorena DeLoach Akins, 89, died in a Pooler Nursing Home early Friday August 31.

She was a native of Bulloch County and had lived near Statesboro all her life. She was of the Primitive Baptist faith.

Surviving are one son, Clayton L. DeLoach of Jacksonville, NC; four stepdaughters, Mrs. Herbert Fordham of Pooler, Mrs. Chester Williams, Mrs. Ben Waller and Mrs. John Rushing, all of Statesboro, and three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held Saturday, September 1, at 3:30 p.m. at the chapel of Smith-Tillman Mortuary in Statesboro with the Elder Howard Cox and the Rev. Reginald Hill offiiating. Burial will be in the Red Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be: Sollie Trapnell, Charles Lee, Gene Cowart, Daniel Strickland, Gerrald Strickland and Dennis Moore.

Smith-Tillman Mortuary of Statesboro is in charge of arrangements.

Reprinted from Statesboro Herald 1 Sep 1984


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  • Created by: Juanita Goolsby Langston
  • Added: 30 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41372244
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lorena DeLoach Akins (1920–31 Aug 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41372244, citing Red Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Juanita Goolsby Langston (contributor 46859896) .