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Geraldine Akin

Geraldine Akin, 78, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2011, at Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston, Missouri.

She was born on June 16, 1932 in Mtn. Grove, Missouri, the daughter of Ed and Ollie Etta (Hafner) Akin.

Geraldine graduated from Cabool High School in 1949 and enrolled at Springfield College of Commerce in 1950. After receiving her degree in 1954, she worked for Honeycutt Chevrolet in Cabool for a while before starting a career with Missouri Department of Transportation.

Geraldine enjoyed tending to her yard and flowers and she was especially fond of her cats. She was an avid bowler until her health prevented her from playing. She was a member of Cabool First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Ollie Etta Akin, and her father, Ed Akin. She will be dearly missed by many friends.

Services were at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at the funeral chapel with Rev. Dick Wakefield and Dr. Bob Marti officiating. Interment was in Cabool Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to First Baptist Church of Cabool or to Kabul Nursing Home. Online condolences may be made at

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