Mary Kate Akin

June 4, 1945February 21, 2012

Mary Kate Akin, 66, of Memphis, died February 21, 2012 at her home. She is survived by her husband, Davis Akin; children, William Allen Akin of Bentonville, AR, Andrea Akin Dillenbeck and Ernest Andrew Akin, both of Memphis; sister, Rebecca Hutto of Prince George, VA; and brothers, Michael Brown of Alpharetta, GA and Dan Brown of Nashville, TN. She also leaves four grandchildren, Hannah and Damon Akin and Alex and Mitch Dillenbeck. The family will receive friends Saturday, February 25, from 4-6 p.m. at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Poplar Avenue. Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society . Online condolences and floral tributes may be made by visiting Memphis Funeral Home And Memorial Gardens 5599 Poplar Ave. (901)725-0100


  • Visitation Saturday, February 25, 2012

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JoAn Howerton

February 25, 2012

My heart and love goes out to all the family and my best friend for 43 years, you will be remembered with joy and the good times of laughter we shared. May you rest in peace and may your beloved husband and family you left behind be comforted that you are in a much happier place.

February 25, 2012

Your Mom was such a sweet woman. I remember her sweet smile. I will be praying for your family.

Kristi Harrell Johnson

Suzanne and Gary Garber

February 25, 2012

We are so sorry for your loss. We wish we had the right words to lighten your pain. Please accept our deepest sympathies and know that you are in our thoughts and in our prayers.

Sharon Shea

February 24, 2012

Dave and children, my thoughts and prayers are with you. She always brought a hug and a smile, and loved you all beyond words.

February 24, 2012

Dave, Allen, Andrea & Andy,

Katie was, and always shall be one in a million, a very special lady. She will truly be missed by the many, whose hearts and souls she touched both near and far away. God bless Katie, and God bless her family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Love always,
Dee, Ethan & Larissa

Leona Melton

February 24, 2012

So sorry to hear Katie is gone, was recently looking for her telephone number to call her!! Sorry I waited...we knew each other many years ago! We use to run into each other at the store and she always had a smile and a hug!!

February 24, 2012

Please accept our deepest sympathies and let us know if we can be of service to the family in any way.

With our prayers,

Jeff & Melanie Herman, Bunny Ezekiel, Karen Carter, Andrea Wright, and Matt Pittman

jo hume

February 24, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

February 24, 2012

Davis, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your children and their families. May God comfort you during this difficult time. What a joy to know
that Katie is now with our Lord.

Elizabeth Ann and Frank Cates

Ed & Judy Lea

February 24, 2012

Praying for your family in this time of sorrow. Lean on the Lord and He will bring you comfort.