Tuesday, April 13, 1954
SERVICES PLANNED FOR J. H. AKRIDGE
Special to the News
WHITEWRIGHT, Texas -- Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:45
p.m. in Earnheart Chapel for James H. (Jimmy) Akridge, 69, a farmer and
stockman in the Desert community, who died Sunday in a McKinney hospital.
The Rev. Howard Holland of Leonard will officiate, assisted by the
Rev. Lee Smith of Whitewright. Burial will be in Cross Roads Cemetery.
A native of Desert, Akridge received his education in the old Asa
Walker School and the Old Westminister Baptist Academy. He was a member
of the Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Fannie Giles Akridge; two daughters;
Mrs. Earl B. Blanton of Desert and Mrs. H. F. Slingerland of Cheyenne,
Wyo.; three brothers, Grace Akridge of Sherman, Will Akridge of Whitewright
and Jodie Akridge of Desert; and three grandchildren.
Name: James Holmes Akridge
Death Date: 11 Apr 1954
Death Place: city & county hospital, Mckinney, Collin, Texas
Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage
Death Age: 69 years 1 day
Birth Date: 10 Apr 1885
Marital Status: Married
Father's Name: Joe Akridge
Father's Birthplace: Ga.
Mother's Name: Sallye Davis
Mother's Birthplace: Texas
Place of Residence: Rt.1, Blue Ridge, Collin Co., Texas
Cemetery: Cross Roads Cemetery
Burial Place: Desert, Texas
Burial Date: 13 Apr 1954
Funeral Director: Glen Earnheart
Informant: Mrs. Earl B. Blanton
Reference Number: cn 16421
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976