Mary Waudine Akins


Services for Mary Waudine Akins were Sunday, April 25, 2021, at 2:00 P.M. from McClain-Hays Chapel with Dr. Mike Carr officiating and Pam Fulton delivering the eulogy.  Burial followed in Henry’s Chapel Cemetery in Neshoba County. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Mrs. Akins, 94, of Philadelphia, died Friday, April 23, 2021.

A native of Neshoba County, she was manager of TWL and later owner/manager of City Market.  She loved gardening, quilting, and sewing.  Mrs. Akins was a member of Henry’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

Survivors include daughters, Norma Byrd and Debbie Steed; son, Dwight Akins; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Hays Posey.

Mrs. Akins was preceded in death by husband, Elmer Crawley Akins; father, William Frank Posey; mother, Mabel Pearl Posey; infant sister, Audine Posey and infant brother, Lomer Hays Posey.

Family requests donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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