HERALD DEMOCRAT p. A12
Feb 13, 2008 - 17:08:25 CST
VAN ALSTYNE ? Euilee Akins, 85-year-old Van Alstyne resident, passed
away Monday, Feb. 11, 2008 at Wilson N. Jones Medical Center.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14 at Flesher Funeral
Home in Van Alstyne with Jimmy Tarrant officiating. Burial will follow
at Van Alstyne Cemetery. Mr. Akins was born on September 5, 1922 in Bowling
Green, Ky., son of Luther Akins and Vie Foster Akins. On May 5, 1945, he
married Juanita Murphy in Howe.
Pallbearers will be Murray Akins Jr., Greg Akins, Kent Akins, Eric
Akins, Joe Young and James Neill Flannery.
Surviving are hi sons, Pat Akins, Michael Akins and his wife, Susie,
all of Van Alstyne; grandchildren, Gary Akins, Lance Akins and Jenny Akins;
and great-grandchild, Layla Akins.
Euilee?s wife, Juanita Murphy Akins, preceded him in death on Monday,
Feb. 4, 2008.
Family visitation is from 7 -8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association
and the First Baptist Church of Van Alstyne.