Bernhardt Funeral Home: Obituaries

Bernhardt Funeral Home

Sam I.V. Akins Sam I.V. Akins
(November 23, 1919 - April 17, 2012)


Mrs. Sam I.V. Akins age 92 of Jacksonville AL formally of Ellijay died Tuesday April 17, 2012. Her prayers were answered by a loving God who called her home.

Mrs. Akins was born November 23, 1919 in Bowden GA to the late Jesse Matthew Otwell and Mary Ellen Carver Otwell. She loved her family, her God, flower gardens, traveling, and reading. Mrs. Akins is preceded in death by her parents and son, Tony D. Akins SR, sisters; Virginia Strickland, Lenora White, Jessie Turner, Zora Floyd, Ethel Biddy, and brother Cleo Otwell. She was a retired manager and of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors Include: Daughter in-law: Nancy Akins, Ellijay; 4 Grandchildren: Debra Wilson, Jacksonville AL Tony D. Akins, JR, Scott Akins, and Chester Akins, All of Ellijay; 13 Great Grandchildren; Several nieces and nephews also survive

Funeral services will be held Saturday April 21st at 3pm from the Chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Bro. John Strickland and Bro. Michael Cornette officiating. Interment will follow in the Yukon Cemetery.

Family will receive friends Saturday April 21st from 11am until 3pm at the Bernhardt Funeral Home.