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Betty M. Akins

Betty Akins

October 30, 1937     ~     July 14, 2012

Betty M. Akins, Glasgow, died Saturday, July 14, 2012, at her residence after a long and courageous battle with leukemia. Born October 30, 1937 in Metcalfe County, she was the daughter of the late Hermon and Maureen Lane Jewell. She was the widow of Waymon Akins who preceded her in death in 2008. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include one daughter, Anita Meek and husband, Joe of Glasgow; one granddaughter, Amy Cantine and husband Matt of White House, TN; two brothers, Randell Jewell of Center and Bill Jewell (Ruth Ann) of Hardyville; 6 nieces; 3 nephews.

In addition to her parents and spouse, she was preceded in death by her parents-in-law, Roy and Ora Gibson Akins.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Bowles Cemetery near Center. Friends may call after 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society.


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16 Entries for Betty M. Akins

  1. Terry & Cheryl Jessie - Brooks says:

    I have such sweet memories of Betty. She was a dear friend to my Mama for many many years and she and Waymon meant a lot to our family. Always ready with a smile and cheerful thought, she will be dearly missed. Heaven just gets a little sweeter as time moves on. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Robert Jessie says:

    You have my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Shawn says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you Anita!!

  4. Larry and Yvonne says:

    Anita, I know you have been by your mom’s side, you are a wonderful daughter. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love to all of you

  5. Polly Claywell says:

    Anita, Thinking of you and your family.

  6. LaDarra Chapman says:

    So sorry to hear about your mother Anita, she fought a good fight. I thought she was a very sweet lady and miss seeing her. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Debbie Rich says:

    Betty was a true friend, she loved everyone she knew.. I will miss her. Anita, Amy your are in my thoughts and prayers.

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  9. Sammia Flanders says:

    Anita-so sorry for your loss. I can see your mother was a lovely woman just as is her daughter.-Sammy

  10. Jackie Smith says:

    Thinking of you and your family! Prayers!

  11. Pam Waters says:

    Anita,
    Your mom was a beautiful lady and a true friend to my Nana. I know that you and she shared a wonderful life. I’m sure that your heart is full of so many lovely memories that God will bring to mind to help you say goodbye to your sweet mama. Please accept heartfelt condolences from me, my mom Diane, my aunt Sandy, and my cousin Jeana.
    Praying for you and your family,
    Pam

  12. michele england (goodys ) says:

    I am so sorry for your loss ,She was sweet heart,She will be missed by many,I will miss her beautiful smile when she came in store ,Another angel sent to heavens,,Love Michele,

  13. Phyllis Witty says:

    Anita, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers..Both your Mother and Father were friends with my parents and both were very sweet and kind..I am very sorry for your loss..They both are and will be missed by those that had the pleasure of knowing them..Praying for you and your family… Phyllis

  14. Heidi Young says:

    Anita, I am so glad I was able to meet your mom and become friends with her. I always enjoyed her smiling face as she came in the hospital. Your in my thoughts and prayers, and like you said she’s back with your dad and in a wonderful place.

  15. Beverly Simon says:

    Anita, I am so sorry for your loss of your sweet mother..Praying for you and your family…Beverly

  16. Ernie and Martha Hall Wagoner says:

    Anita–I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. She was a truly a lovely lady that I enjoyed knowing. Know that we are praying for your family. Love you