Jim Walter Akins Obituary

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Jim Walter Akins, 73, of Wister, OK passed away Monday, April 30, 2018, in Ft. Smith, AR. Jim was born July 29, 1944, in Ft. Smith to Jesse U. & Odena L. (Nix) Akins.


He was preceded in death by his father, mother Odena Shipman and brother, Johnny H. Akins.

Survivors include his son, James Akins of OK; daughter, Timber & husband Shane Dawson of Tulsa, OK; brothers, Jess & wife Vicky Akins of Wister, OK, Danny Shipman of Enterprise, OK, Jerry Akins; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 10 am, Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, OK with Jim Cook officiating.


Interment will be in Ellis Chapel Cemetery, Wister, OK. Pallbearers will be James, Jess, Lee, Chase, Blake & Brody Akins, Danny Shipman.


You may leave an online message at www.evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com



The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, Oklahoma.


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