Jimmy Akins, 71, passed away March 5, 2019, in Los Angeles, Calif. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jasper and Depora Akins; brothers, Reuben Atkins and Theodore Akins; sister, Josie Akins. Survivors include his brother, Frederick (Patricia) Akins; a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral: today at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Harrison-Ross Mortuary, 4601 S. Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, Calif. Burial: Riverside National Cemetery. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.