Thelma AKINS

Family-Placed Death Notice

AKINS, Thelma Thelma Joyce Akins passed away on January 21, 2013 at the age of 84. She was cared for in her final days by her daughter and son at the WellStar Tranquility Hospice in Kennesaw Ga. Joyce was born in Atlanta on November 11, 1928 to Johnny and Aidella Durham. She resided in the Metro Atlanta area her entire life. For the past 10 years she lived with her daughter in Woodstock Ga. For more than 40 years Joyce worked as a legal secretary at the Nall Miller law firm, retiring at the age of 74. Joyce is survived by her children, Anita Akins, Bob Akins and Tom Akins as well as her brother Edwin Durham and her three grandchildren, Jackson Woodruff, Claire Akins and Alex Akins. A memorial service will be held at 12:30 on Saturday, February 2nd at SouthCare, 595 Franklin Rd, Marietta, GA, 30067 (T: 770-420-5557).

Funeral Home

South Care Cremation and Funeral Society- Marietta
595 Franklin Rd. SE Marietta, GA 30067

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Jan. 26, 2013