Glade Akins, 89, of Camp Point, IL died Tuesday August 21, 2018 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy,
He was born on December 7, 1928 in Pulaski, IL to John Omar and Elsie Ketchum Akins. He married Clarice Marten on September 5, 1953 in Plymouth, IL. She survives.
Glade had worked in the coal mines in the Augusta, IL area for many years. He attended the Camp Point Assembly of God Church.
He is survived by a daughter, Shirley Perrine of Arkansas, 4 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, a great-great granddaughter due in December and a brother, Richard (Alice) Akins of Carthage, IL.
He was preceded in death by 4 brothers, 1 sister and an infant daughter.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday August 25, 2018 at Woodlawn cemetery in Augusta, IL by Rev. Patsy Spratt and Rev. Jerry Spratt. There will be no visitation but friends are invited to the graveside service. Memorials may be made to his family,
The Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL is handling arrangements.