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OBITUARY: Harold Dorrise Akins


OBITUARY: Harold Dorrise Akins

Mr. Harold Dorrise Akins, age 71 of Bethpage, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019.

Funeral Services for Mr. Akins will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, from Providence General Baptist Church in Bethpage with Bro. Clayton Hall, Bro. Chris Roberts and Bro. Rick Duffer officiating.  Interment will follow in Providence Church Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Tim Rittenberry, Morris Hogue, Larry Dunn, Trevor Jones, Lance Aubin, Travis Akins, Kelcey Carver and Wendell Carver.  Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Reed, Wendell Tuttle, Thomas Holmes, Wayne Akins, Lisa Troutt and Kirk Carter.

The family will receive visitors from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Woodard Funeral Home, and on Wednesday, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 5, 2019, at Providence General Baptist Church.

Harold was retired from Pirelli Tire after 21 years of service.  He was a life-long member of Providence General Baptist Church.

Mr. Akins was preceded in death by his parents, Haskell Akins and Evelyn Brown Akins. Mr. Akins is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Carol Whited Akins, Bethpage, Tennessee; daughters Kim & Morris Hogue, Scottsville, Kentucky, and Tonya & Jessie Hodge, Quincy, Louisiana; grandchildren Cortney & Larry Dunn, Chatsworth, Georgia, Chelsea & Trevor Jones, Hartsville, Tennessee, Justin & Aleisha Thompson, Westmoreland, Tennessee, Cherokee & Bronold Leeds, Quincy, Louisiana, and Tiffany & Lance Aubin, Waynesville, North Carolina; great grandchildren Ethan & Logan Dunn and Case Thompson; and his brother, Wendall & Bonita Akins, Bethpage, Tennessee.

NOTE:  In lieu of flowers the family request you make donations to the MS Society or St. Jude’s Hospital.  These can be made at Woodard Funeral Home.

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