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Helen Akin

Helen Akin, 83, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died, Thursday, November 5, 2020.

She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church. She retired from the Bledsoe County Board of Education as bookkeeper after 20 years and was previously employed by the FBI in Washington, D.C.

She was preceded in death by her husband, H.C. Akin.

She is survived by her children, Michael Akin of Crestview, FL, Kenneth Akin of Pikeville, TN, Steven Akin  and Donald Akin, both of Crossville, and Tina Dishman of Rock Island; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Sunday, November 8, at 2:00 p.m. at Pikeville Cemetery. Burial was in Pikeville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kids of the Community, P. O. Box 7142, McMinnville, TN  37111.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

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