Carlene Akins
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Carlene Akins
  • December 22, 1933 - February 28, 2017
  • Hot Springs, Arkansas

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Carlene Akins, 83, of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at her home. She was born December 22nd, 1933 in Hot Springs to the late Carl and Pearl Kelley.



Carlene was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. She was a lifelong resident of Hot Springs, having graduated from Hot Springs High school and worked at Arkansas Bank and Trust for a number of years. She will be missed by her church family at First Baptist-Hot Springs where she was an active member of the Adult Sunday School Class.



In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Guy Akins; and two brothers, Donald and Frank Kelley.



Cherishing Carlene’s memory are her son Kelley Akins, and grandchildren, Sean Akins, Eathon Howell, Adam Howell, and Allison Lawrence; niece, Donna Mullins; nephews Jack Kelley and John Kelley. David and Charlotte Howell held a special place in her heart.



We will celebrate her life at 1:00pm, Saturday March 4, 2017 in the Sanctuary of First Baptist Church-Hot Springs with Bro. John McCallum officiating.



Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday.



The online obituary, guestbook, and memorial tribute are available at www.GrossFuneral Home.com.