1928 Jonnie 2016

Jonnie Akins Wynn

June 16, 1928 — September 10, 2016

New Ellenton--A celebration of life service for Mrs. Jonnie Akins Wynn age 88 will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at Foreman Memorial Baptist Church with Rev. Gary Romines officiating.  Interment will follow in Southlawn Cemetery.  Mrs. Wynn entered into rest Saturday September 10, 2016 at Anchor Rehab, Aiken, SC.  She was the beloved wife of Mr. James Vernon Wynn and a daughter of the late Mr. Horace Akins and the late Mrs. Beatrice Nesmith Akins. Mrs. Wynn was born in Bulloch County, GA, and had made Aiken County her home for the past 55 years.   She was an active member of Foreman Memorial Baptist Church, New Ellenton where she was also a member of the Golden Circle Sunday School Class. Mrs. Wynn attended Business College in Savannah, GA and was previously employed by the Savannah River Plant as a secretary.   Mrs. Wynn was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who possessed an unwavering faith in God.  She loved to read, and enjoyed planting flowers, crocheting, and doing crafts.  Her Great-grandchildren brought much joy to her later life. Additional survivors include three daughters, Wanda and her husband Ralph Redd, Aiken, Sandra and her husband Lee Josey, Aiken, Ronda Jett, New Ellenton; one brother, Ronald Akins,  Belchertown, MA; four sisters, Christine Birley, East Moline, ILL, Sally Deal, Statesboro, GA, Barbara McNure, Metter, GA, and Bobbi Respess, Houston,  TX; five grandchildren, Stephanie Jolly Heggoy (Eric), Angela Josey, Andrew Josey, Lisa Smith (Warren), Tony Redd;  four great grandchildren, Max, Emma, Brittany, Chase,  and a number of nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Wynn was also predeceased by six brothers, Leffler, Leo, Lavern, Dedrick, Benjamin, and Heyward Akins, her son-in-law, Tommy Jett. Pallbearers will be Tommy Braswell, Robert Grigsby, Bill Josey, Mark Pope, Larry Ricks, and David Watkins.  Honorary pallbearers will be the Berea Pals Sunday School Class of Foreman Memorial Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to The Christian Life Center Building Fund at Foreman Memorial Baptist Church, 207 Smith Ave. New Ellenton, 29809. A visitation with the family will take place at Foreman Memorial Baptist Church Tuesday, September 13, 2016 starting at 12:30 pm. COLE FUNERAL HOME 1544 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY (118 BY PASS) AIKEN, SC, 29801. 803-648-7175.   Please sign the online registry or order flowers at:

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Visitation (Public)

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

12:30 - 1:30pm

Foreman Memorial Baptist Church

207 Smith Ave, New Ellenton, SC 29809

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Celebration of Life

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

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Foreman Memorial Baptist Church

207 Smith Ave, New Ellenton, SC 29809

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