Perry Akins

PEKIN - Perry E. Akins, 80, formerly of Pekin, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, in San Antonio, Texas.

He was born in Cordova, Ala., on Aug. 26, 1930, to Henry and Claudine Akins.

Perry is survived by his wife, Betty Akins; sons, Chris E. Akins Sr., and Randy D. Akins; a stepdaughter, Patty (John) Boyers; a stepson, John (Debbie) Coker; grandchildren, Jenny (Chris) Owen, Chris E. (Lori) Akins Jr., Andrea Akins, Katherine Akins, Nathan Akins, Brett Boyers and Chloe Coker; and great-grandchildren Conner D.E. Akins and Cooper B. Akins.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Akins, in 1989.

Funeral services were held in San Antonio, Texas, on Aug. 8, 2011. Mason-White Funeral Home in Washington is handling local arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the or to .

Online condolences to the family may be made at

Funeral Home

Sunset Northwest Funeral Home
6321 Bandera Road San Antonio, TX 78238
(210) 521-2111

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Aug. 11, 2011