Wendy McDaniel Akins, 34, of Matoaca died Wednesday, May 2, 2007, at Chippenham Medical Center. Mrs. Akins was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church and was a nurse for Henrico County Jail.
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She is survived by her husband, Bret Howard Akins; daughter, Shelby Akins; sons, Austin and Devin Akins; mother and stepfather, Barbara and Freddie Brock of Manchester, Ky.; brothers, Clifton McDaniel of Colonial Heights, Christopher McDaniel of Chester, Michael Brock and David Brock, both of Manchester, Ky., Gene Costello and Kevin Costello, both of North Carolina; numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5, 2007, at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 3110 Greenwood Ave., Colonial Heights, with the Rev. Dr. Jeff Ginn officiating. Interment to follow in Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 this evening at the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wendy Akins Children's Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 3568, Chester, VA 23831. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com.
Published in The Progress-Index on May 4, 2007