February 24, 1923 – February 21, 2013 Funeral services for Christine Akins are scheduled for 12:00 p.m. Monday, February 25th at Meador-Clement-Keel Chapel with David Gray, Pastor of Hillcrest Church of Christ officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. David Anders, Britt Hodges, Kenneth Hodges, Josh Jones, Ethan Hodges and Ryan Hodges will be pallbearers. Visitation will be 11:00 – 12:00 Monday before the service. Mrs. Akins passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013 at her home in Lewisville.
Christine was born February 24, 1923 in Gilmer, Texas, the daughter of Tolbert Lee and Eva Vera (Bowins) Cox. She married Lonnie Akins July 4, 1942 in Van, Texas. Mrs. Akins loved the Cowboys, Mavericks and Rangers and enjoyed fishing and cooking. She was a member of Commerce Street Church of Christ.
Survivors of Christine Akins include her daughter, Darlene Dawson of Katy; granddaughter, Jenny Hodges and husband Britt of Carrollton; great-grandsons, Ethan Hodges and Ryan Hodges and many close friends and extended family members. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Johnny Akins; two sisters and two brothers.