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Pamela Sue Whitfield Akins

Pamela Sue Whitfield Akins, 59, of Russellville passed away Oct. 1 at her residence. Visitation will be held Oct. 6 from noon to 3 p.m. at Akins Funeral Home, Russellville. Funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Akins Funeral Home with Bro. David Motes and Steve Whitfield are officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens.

Pam was born Dec. 18, 1960, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Wayne and Peggy Goodwin Whitfield. She graduated from Russellville High School in 1979 and went to Jefferson State College, where she obtained a mortuary science degree. She was employed more than 20 years as a funeral director with Akins Funeral Home.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Wayne and Peggy Whitfield.

She is survived by her children, Casey Akins and Amy Akins (Phillip); her brother, Steve Whitfield (Susie); her grandchildren, Mason and Landyn Hamilton, Emma Cait and Kyndel Wickline and Caylin Pinkard; and nieces Skyla and Serena Whitfield.

Pallbearers will be close family and friends. Akins Funeral Home is assisting the family.