Cleva Akin

Cleva Akin (Henderson)

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Services for Cleva Mae Akin, 94, of Chandler, will be held Monday, March 4, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church with Rev. Rick Gray and Rev. Doyle Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery.
On March 1, 2019, Cleva Mae Akin went to be with the Lord. She was born on April 2, 1924 to Charles Cleveland and Essie Mae Henderson, the first of seven children.
Cleva grew up on the family farm near Rosston. After high school she married the love of her life, Elmer Lynn Akin, they were married for 68 years. She worked occasionally outside the home, but was primarily a wife and mother. She loved her Lord, Jesus Christ and was active in church. She taught junior kids for many years and then taught the ladies class as long as she was able. Cleva loved farm life and gardening, both food and flower. She loved her family beyond measure.
Mema is survived by her sons, Charles Lynn Akin and wife Linda, Roy Milton Akin and wife Marilyn; grandchildren, Mickey Akin and wife Anita, Andra White and husband Pete, Jay Akin and wife Pam; seven great grandchildren, one sister, one brother and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home.
If desired memorials may be made in her name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at
Funeral services were entrusted to the Chandler Memorial Funeral Home family.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Chandler Memorial Funeral Home
    205 South Broad Street
    Chandler, Texas 75758
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  • Service

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Monday, March 4th, 2019 2:00pm
    Faith Baptist Church
    268 S. Broad St.
    Chandler, Texas 75758
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The Gressett Family

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"Mrs. Akin" brought so many gifts to our life. We will never forget her!
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Joe & Kathy Nash

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We pray the love of God enfolds you and His peace covers over you through this season.
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