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John Franklin Akins

Mr. John Franklin Akins, age 69, of Molena, passed away January 7, 2022, at his residence.

Mr. Akins was born on February 12, 1952, in Rome, Ga., son of the late Robert M. Akins and the late Willie Mae Putnam Akins. He attended Yatesville High School and was a 1970 graduate of R.E. Lee Institute. He was a man who enjoyed numerous things including hunting, fishing, gardening, cooking, singing, and sports. Mr. Akins was a self employed tradesman who built many homes in the Middle Georgia area. He was a member of Mt. View Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers-in-law, Kenneth Scoggins and Geno Guy.

Survivors include his wife, Sherry Guy Akins; daughter and son in law, Julie and David White of Rome; sons and daughters in law, Josh and Amanda Akins of Molena, Joey and Helen Akins of Franklin; grandchildren, Landon, Breelynn, Dylan, Grace, Isaac, Aisley, Avyn, Chandler, and Jackson; great granddaughter, Anslee; sisters and brother in law, Linda Scoggins of Rome, Diane and Tony Swafford of Rome; brothers and sisters in law, Anthony and Elaine Akins of Thomaston, Tim and Tammy Akins of Rome; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 10, 2022, at 3 PM, at Mt. View Baptist Church in Thomaston. Burial will follow in Neal Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may visit the family on Monday from 1-3 PM, at the church.

Moody-Daniel Funeral Home is assisting the Akins Family.

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