Henry Akins

Born: Thu., Nov. 25, 1926
Died: Wed., Sep. 3, 2014


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Sep. 05, 2014
Location: Vidalia Chapel

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Sep. 06, 2014
Location: Vidalia Chapel

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Mr. Henry Akins, age 87, of Lyons, died Wednesday evening September 3, 2014, at Memorial Health of Savannah after a brief illness.

Mr. Akins was a native of Bulloch County and had lived in Lyons for the past sixty years. He was a farmer, a veteran of WWII, and a charter member of Faith Assembly of God in Lyons.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Adelia in 2004; son Albert in 2009; and grandson J. Stephen Hightower in 2013.

Henry is survived by two sons Hubert Akins and wife Carleen, of Powder Springs and Joseph Akins and wife Wendy, of Statesboro; one daughter Elizabeth Hightower and husband James, of Newport, Tennessee; two sisters Mildred Anderson, of Collins and Cleo Jacobs, of Tyrone; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mr. Henry Akins will be held Saturday September 6, 2014, at 11:00 AM at Stewart-Rosier Funeral Service Chapel of Vidalia with Reverend Allen Mathura and Reverend Lelon Jeffers officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6-8 PM.

Stewart-Rosier Funeral Service Vidalia Chapel will be in charge of the funeral arrangements.

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Delores Phillips
   Posted Thu September 04, 2014
Dear Hubert,Libby and Joseph and families, I have all of you in my thoughts and prayers during this time. May the love and peace of God be with you all for now and the days ahead.I love you all and I am praying for you.

Nita Thigpen
   Posted Thu September 04, 2014
Mr. Trent and family,

So sorry to hear of your loss. May God Bless and be with you all.


Della Kight Richards
   Posted Thu September 04, 2014
My prayers for the family during this time of loss.

Donna Folsom
   Posted Fri September 05, 2014
So sorry for your loss Hubert. My prayers are with you and your family.

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