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Carrie Acklin Brookins

Louisville - 93, went home to glory June 9, 2018, with her family at her side after a valiant battle with a long illness.

Carrie was born August 9, 1924 in Decherd, Tennessee to the late Mark Acklin, Sr. and Maggie Douglas Acklin. She was the eighth of 13 children, She was preceded in death by her husband James P. Brookins and all 12 siblings.

She accepted Christ into her life at an early age and her faith sustained her throughout her 93 years. She was a former member of Central Baptist Church, Canaan Christian Church and was a member if Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church until her death.

Carrie will be sorely missed. She was a devoted mother to her children and is survived by Connie (Jesse) West, Dr. James (Janice) Kennerly, Gayle (Roger) Williams, and William (Sunada) Brookins; 8 grandchildren, Joseph Lawson, Kelly Ridgeway, Angela West, David Kennerly, Cara Ford, Jacy Britt, Tracy Brown and Whitney Lampkin; as well as 7 great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held, Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 4033 Vermont Avenue, with the funeral to immediately follow at 10:30 am.

A.D. Porter & Sons are entrusted with the arrangements.
Published in The Courier-Journal on June 12, 2018
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