Akins, Corrine

Sunday, December 31, 2006

Corrine Akins, 87, of East Ridge, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at her home.

A native of Rome, Ga., Mrs. Akins was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area. She was a devoted Christian since her youth and was a longtime member of East Ridge Baptist Church, where she formerly served as children’s Sunday school teacher for many years.

Her family and friends knew her as a prayer warrior; anytime someone mentioned a need or problem, she was prompt to promise to pray, having prayed daily for a long list of names.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Lee Akins; and granddaughter, Teresa Baggett.

She is survived by her daughters, Jeannette A. Walker, Barbara A. Branum ; son, Larry Akins, all of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Angela Walker Ludlam, Fullerton, Ca., Mark Walker, Mentone, Ca., David Walker, Redlands, Ca., Jeffrey Branum, Columbia, S.C., Kim Brandon, Yorktown, Va., Kevin Akins, Chattanooga, and Jennifer Blalock, LaGrange, Ga.; 11 greatgrandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, in the chapel with the Rev. C. Henry Preston officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent at www.heritagefh.com.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.


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