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1941 Charles 2023

Charles Edward Akins

March 21, 1941 — February 22, 2023

Mr. Charles Edward Akins, age 81, of Austell, GA passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2023.


He was born in Columbus, GA on March 21, 1941, a son of the late Jesse Akins and the late Lillie Mae Smith Akins. Mr. Akins loved God, his church and this country. He had had a great love for his family and he enjoyed traveling. He was a member of the Church of God of the Union Assembly. Mr. Akins had worked for the railroad and was a retired painter.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Betty Smith Akins on April 3, 2018; by brothers: Elmer Gene Akins, William Jesse Akins, Thomas Alton Akins, Waymon Junior Akins and a sister Etta Dick.


Survivors include his children: Roger Akins and his wife Melissa, Cindy Akins Worley and her husband Bill, and Scottie Akins and his wife Deborah; grandchildren: Brittney Akins, Jennifer Akins (Levi Matthews), Mindy Akins, Bradley Newberry and Dayton Payne; great-grandchildren, Grace Pauline Crisp and Kimber Todd Matthews; sisters, Shirley (Kenneth) Smith, Linda Van Orden and Robbie (Terry) Clemons; brother, Rayford Akins; a number of nieces and nephews also survive.


Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 25, 2023, at 2:00 pm in the chapel of the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Charlie Bell officiating. Interment will follow in the Aragon Cemetery.


Pallbearers will include Levi Matthews, Jimmy Dick, Donnie Davis, Bill Worley, Dayton Payne and Brad Newberry. Rayford Akins will serve as an honorary pallbearer.


The family will receive friends Friday evening from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home.


The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Charles Edward Akins.


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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, February 24, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home & Crematory

304 West Elm Street, Rockmart, GA 30153

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Funeral Service

Saturday, February 25, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home & Crematory

304 West Elm Street, Rockmart, GA 30153

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Burial

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