Graveside service for Oklin F. (Okie) Acklin, 88, will be Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Childersburg Cemetery with the Rev. Fred Wood officiating. Mr. Acklin passed away November 13, 2013 at Coosa Valley Medical Center. Mr. Acklin was preceded in death by his daughter, Judy Malea Acklin. Mr. Acklin's career was divided between employment at Beaunit Mills and National Standard Wire Plant in Columbiana. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Jinks Acklin of Bon Air; son, Steve Acklin (Tammy) of Bon Air; sister, Retus Pike of Georgia; grandchildren, Candice Acklin Hightower, Cody Acklin, Creed Acklin; great grandchildren, Coy Brooks Hightower, Cole Bryant Hightower. Visitation will be Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 9-11 a.m. at Curtis and Son Childersburg Chapel. Pallbearers will be Cody Acklin, Creed Acklin, Russ Hightower, Terry Jinks, Billy Wayne Curtis and Randy Jinks. Family will receive flowers or donations may be made to The
in honor of Judy Malea Acklin. Online condolences at www.curtisandsonfunerals.com Curtis and Son Funeral Home Childersburg Chapel will direct the service.
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Published in The Daily Home on Nov. 15, 2013