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“She was one of the most caring Godly women ive ever met wonderful lady.Im keeping the family in my prayers. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Melissa Anderson - paris, TX

“There are no words that could express our love for Linda. She was an amazing lady whom we were honored to have known. We will miss her smile, her...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Dana and Bobby Fields - TX

“Jody & Family, I am so sorry to hear of your lose. Just wanted you all to know you are in our thoughts and prayers. We may not understand today,...Read More »
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“My prayers are with u all ”
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“Jody and family, We are so sorry for your loss. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Deanna and Richard Manning - TX

“The entire staff at Bright-Holland Funeral Home wish to extend sincerest sympathies to Mrs. Akins family. ”
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Linda Sue Akins, 64, of Powderly, passed away Thursday, November 08, 2012.

The family will receive friends from 10 – 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home followed by graveside services at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Long Cemetery with Rev. Jerry McDowell officiating.

Linda, the daughter of Alvie Dale & Wilma Beard Clark, was born July 20, 1948, in Kilgore, TX.

She was a member of Word of Life Fellowship Church where she taught Sunday School for twelve years in the 1-5 department.

Her father preceded her in death as did a brother, Dale Clark, and a sister, Vickie Gaither.

Survivors include her husband, Jody Akins, whom she married on Nov. 4, 1963, her mother, Wilma Folmar & husband James of Paris, three children, Mike Akins & wife Oleita of Powderly, Amanda Akins Broadway of Powderly and Beverly Ramsey & husband Grady of Mena, Arkansas, five grandchildren, Meagan, Kala, Ryan, Grady and Trever, two great grandchildren, Connor & Kensler, three sisters, Brenda Mantooth & husband Kenneth of Reno, Donna Seat & husband Jimmy of Powderly and Tammy Reeves & husband Steven of Paris along with numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Casket bearers will be: Ryan Akins, Trever Bestul, Grady Ramsey, Jr., and Billy Eaton.