REKLAW – Graveside funeral services for Paulee Akin, 101, of Reklaw will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at the Walker Chapel Cemetery near Reklaw with Brother Shak Arrington officiating. There will be a visitation time from noon until service time. Mrs. Akin died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in Jacksonville. She was born Dec. 4, 1918, in Reklaw, Texas, to John Samuel Irwin and Emma Young Irwin. Mrs. Akin had lived most of her life in Reklaw and was a member of the Reklaw Church of Christ. She was retired from Rusk State Hospital and loved quilting and working in her yard.
Paulee was preceded in death by her husband, Hudman Akin; son, Jimmy Akin; grandsons, Jared Akin and David Lee Akin; granddaughter, Raina Perry; brothers, Lee, Ernest, Luke, Hawkes, Grady, Onon, Johnny and Paul Irwin; as well as sisters, Edith Martin and Era Mae Irwin.
She is survived by son, Jerry Lee Akin and wife Sandra of Rusk; daughter, Zina Perry of Gallatin; grandchildren, Alan Akin, Shae Perry, Cody Perry, Jordan Akin, Michelle Joyner, Sherron VanCamp and Kristi Hall; as well as many great, great-great and great-great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Flowers can be delivered to the Dickie Allen Funeral Home in Cushing from noon until 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.
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