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Virginia Mae Arnett Akin, 87, Green County, KY

She was a member of the Calvary Temple Church and was a retired Machine Operator at Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville, KY. She united in marriage to Wesley Akin, Jr. on February 26, 1947 who preceded her in death in 1991.

Virginia Mae Arnett Akin of Greensburg, KY departed this life on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at the Green Hill Rehab and Care Center. She was 87 years, 4 months, and 8 days of age.

The funeral service will be conducted at 11amCT Monday, December 31, 2018 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Liberty Church Cemetery. Bro. Troy McQuater and Bro. David South officiating. Visitation is requested from 3-8pmCT Sunday and after 7amCT Monday until time of the funeral service.

The daughter of the late Louis Thomas Arnett and Goldie Nelson Arnett, she was born on Tuesday, August 18, 1931 in Green County, KY. She had made a profession of faith in Christ, was a member of the Calvary Temple Church and was a retired Machine Operator at Fruit of the Loom.

She united in marriage to Wesley Akin Jr. on February 26, 1947 who preceded her in death on January 7, 1991.

PALLBEARERS: Chris Hudgins, B. J. Whitlow, Richard Burris, Adam Bennett, Jarrod Mays, Wesley Burris and Kellen Whitlow. HONORARY PALLBEARERS: Brothers & Sisters.

Survivors include

One daughter and two sons-in-law - Linda Carol and Don Bennett of Columbia, and Danny Ray Bryant of Greensburg

Five grandchildren - Angie and Chris Hudgins, Erica and B. J. Whitlow, Richard and Betty Burris all of Greensburg, Adam Bennett of Columbia, Crystal and Richard Pierce of Ohio

Nine great-grandchildren - Jalyn and Jarrod Mays, Kirsten Whitlow, Kellen Whitlow, Tanlee Hudgins, Brooke Burris all of Greensburg; Wesley and Jessicia Burris of Columbia, Richard Nathaniel Pierce, Jeremiah Pierce, Cherish Pierce all of Ohio

Four great-great grandchildren - Barrett Mays, Liam Mays, Judah Burris and one on the way Baiyler Mays

Three brothers and four sisters - Clayton Arnett of Hart County, Noah Arnett of Hardyville, Catherine Simpson of Central City, Ruth Simpson, Nettie Creason, Raymond Arnett, Ruby Milby all of Greensburg and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Akin was also preceded in death by one daughter - Brenda Joyce Akin Bryant; five brothers and a sister - Frank Arnett, Ed Arnett, Robert Arnett, Carl Arnett, Woodson Arnett, and Martha Edwards.

Memorials are suggested to the Liberty Church Cemetery Fund, which can be made at the funeral home.

The Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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Virginia Mae Arnett Akin, 87, Green County, KY

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