Mae BellMackey Akins 77 of Poteau, died Wednesday, June 13, 2001, In Poteau. She was born Jan. 4, 1924, In Vian, was a charter memeber of Bethel Baptist Church in Wister and was retired from Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center Food Services.
Funeral will be at 10 am Monday at Bethel Baptist Church in Wister with burial at Iron Bridge Cemetery in Keota under the direction of Evans - Miller Funeral home in Poteau.
She is survived by her husband Jimmy; a daughter Carol Ann of Poteau; son Henry of Las Vegas; two sisters Irene Patillo and Ruby Jane Peterman, Three brothers, Louis, Elijah, and Lee Mackey , Five grandchildren and Five Great grandchildren.
This appears in South West Times Record Ft. Smith Ark Sunday June 17, 2001 page 4a