Obit: John Akins

Obit: John Akins

October 14th, 2011 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Kenneth Lebron "John" Akins, 77, of Chattanooga, died Tuesday evening, Oct. 11, 2011, in a local health care center.A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Mr. Akins retired from Bungy Oil after 30 years of service and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.He is survived by his wife, Mary Killian Akins; sisters, Betty Reneau, Ooltewah, Joyce Dupree, Florida, Geneva Pack, Chattanooga and Helen Thompson, Fort Oglethorpe; brothers, Bill Akins, Ringgold, Donald Akins, Chattanooga, Gordon Akins, Cleveland, Jack Akins, Ringgold and Thomas Akins, Florida; several nieces and nephews.Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. today at Hamilton Memorial Gardens with Rev. Marvin Fowler officiating.Nephews will serve as pallbearers.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family.Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga.The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.


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