Mary Akins

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Mary C. Akins

Mary C. Akins, age 80 of Smyrna, died Sunday at Skyline Medical Center.

She was a native of Davidson County and a daughter of the late Willie Dee and Lula Romines Cole. She was also preceded in death by husbands, Freddie White and Douglas Akins; two sons, Ricky and Ronnie White; a brother, John D. Cole and a sister, Opal Topaz.

Mrs. Akins is survived by her partner, Joe Jeans; a son, Jackie White, both of Smyrna; sisters, Gladys Jenkins of Madison, Shirley Bailey and her husband Frank of Goodlettsville, Patricia Buchanan of Cross Plains, TN and a brother, Carl Cole and his wife Deloris of Goodlettsville; seven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren and a host of other loving family and friends.

Mrs. Akins retired from Greer Stop Nut.

Visitation will be 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday night at Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna, with Bro. Bruce Heilman officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

An online guestbook is available for Mrs. Akins at

Funeral Home
Woodfin Chapel - Smyrna
203 N. Lowry Street  Smyrna, TN 37167
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Daily News Journal on May 6, 2014