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Naomi M. Akins

PORT CLINTON: Naomi M. Akins, 77, of Port Clinton, OH, passed away, Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer.

Naomi was born on January 03, 1937 in Dale, OH, the daughter of Dale and Myrtle M. (Adams) Thompson. On September 19, 1959 in Louisville, OH, she married Kenneth Akins, MD and he preceded her in death on January 30, 2014.

Naomi worked as a pharmacist for McBain's Pharmacy, Stadium Pharmacy, Perry Pharmacy, Lanes Pharmacy, Bassett's Pharmacy and Community Market Pharmacy. She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, Port Clinton, OH, where she played piano for Sunday services. Naomi was a member of the Port Clinton Artist Club and the PEO Scholarship fund for girls going to college. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends.

Survivors include: daughter, Cynthia (Joseph) Thornton; son, Gregory P. (Michele Solarchick) Akins; grandchildren, Abby and Rachel Thornton and Quay, Beckett and Rhya Akins; sister: Norma (Edward) Hohertz; brother-in-law, Edward Hohertz; nephew, Thomas (Jennifer) Akins; niece, Mary Beth (Chris) Colvill; nephews, Jason and Jeremy Hohertz; great-nieces, Caroline, Margaret and Grace Akins. Naomi was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brothers, David and James Thompson.

Visitation will be 5-8PM, Friday, February 14, 2014, in the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 216 Washington St., Port Clinton, OH. Funeral service will be conducted at 11:00AM, Saturday, February 15, 2014, in Faith United Methodist Church, Port Clinton, OH. Interment will be in Catawba Island Cemetery.

Memorial donations in memory of Naomi may be given to Faith United Methodist Church.

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Published in the News Herald on Feb. 13, 2014
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