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Martha J. Akin
William C. Akin
Van Alstyne Leader
January 10, 1947
Dies; at Lone Oak
Funeral services for William Clark Akin were
held Wednesday at the Baptist Church at Lone Oak with the minister, Rev.
Chas. Hart officiating. Burial was in Van Alstyne Cemetery with Fox-Fanning
Funeral Home in charge.
Mr. Akin, a former resident of this community, died
at his home in Lone Oak Monday night at 9:50. He was a retired farmer and
had lived most of his life near Van Alstyne. He moved to Lone Oak two years
Mr. Akin was born April 28, 1868 in Kentucky, a son
of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Akin. He was married to the former Martha
Johnson Bailey, who died in 1924.
Pallbearers were: Howard Crump, Linden Hanson, Elmer
Spikes, John Bearden, L.C.Harrison and W.E.Chapman.
Survivors include 3 daughters, Mrs. Lena Russell,
Sherman; Mrs. Lola Rogers, Lone Oak; Ms. Beulah Davis, Collinsville; a
son, A.C.Akin, Collinsville; two sisters, Mrs. Laura Reed, Slayton, Texas
and Mrs. Susan Bailey, Leonard; a brother, Wick Akin, Van Alstyne; and