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Ellis Akin

Green County, Kentucky, USA
Death 23 Aug 1989 (aged 95)
Campbellsville, Taylor County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Campbellsville, Taylor County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 95716553 · View Source
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Aug. 23, 1989

Ellis Akin, 95, of Old Greensburg Rd. in Campbellsville, son of the late Moses Akin and Lou Ellen Perkins Akin was born in Green Co., 9 Sept 1893. He died at 10:20 pm Wed. 23 Aug 1989 at his home after an illness.

He was a member of the Woodlawn Christian Church. He was a veteran of WWI, having served in the US Army in the 25th Field Artillery, Battery A. He was a prominent retired farmer and was a member of the Honorable Order of Ky. Colonels.

He united in marriage to Carrie Bale on 9 Jan 1918. She preceded him in death 5 May 1982. Survivors include 2 daughters, Geneva Moss and Virginia Caulk, both of Campbellsville and 1 son, Russell Akin, of Campbellsville. He is also survived by 4 granddaughters and 2 grandsons, Connie Clem of Elizabethtown, Donna Smith of Columbia, Melissa Mallard of Lawrenceville, Va., Mary Beth Akin and Robert Akin, both of Lexington, and Rocky Akin of Campbellsville; 4 great-grandsons, Laura Clem of Elizabethtown, Leah Levi and Rachel Akin, both of Campbellsville, Carrie Nicole Akin of Greensburg, David Smith of Columbia, Matthew Mallard and Jared Mallard, both of Lawrenceville, VA; 1 great-great-granddaughter, Samantha Whitney Levi of Campbellsville; 1 brother, Fred Akin of Louisville; several other relatives and many friends. One sister preceded him in death, Lillie Elmore on 13 Apr 1989.

The funeral was at 2 pm Sat. 26 Aug at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by the Rev. Ron Ferree.

Burial was in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens with Military Honors conducted by Taylor Co. Chapter #70, Disabled American Veterans Honor Guard. Pallbearers were Robert Akin, Rocky Akin, Roger Smith, Fred Clem, Elliott Mallard and Gary Levi.

Obituaries of Green Co. Ky. Vol. 4, compiled by Eunice Montgomery Wright, p. 4

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