Marie Fann, 69
by Whitley Clifton | November 1, 2018 12:25 pm
Funeral services for Marie Fans, 69, were held Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Oak Grove MBC of Swainsboro with Mr. Guye Akins presiding. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died Monday, October 15, 2018.
Ms. Marie Fans was born in Brooklet on February 10, 1949, to the late Retha Mae Akins and Frank Howard. She was educated in the Emanuel County Schools System. Fans loved her children very much and always enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters.
Survivors include three sons, Dennis Akins, Matthew Fan III, and Donyal Fann; seven sisters, Elizabeth Everett of Winston Salem, North Carolina, Carrie Bell Akins of Sumter, South Carolina, Jacqueline Akins of Bridgeport, Connecticut, Ruthie Mae Mincey of Adrian, Martha Walker, Alethis Akins, and Carolyn Strowbridge; one brother, Bobby Akins of Dublin; 9 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; 14 nieces; 17 nephews; and a host of other family and friends.
Pallbearers were nephews of Fann.
Mosley Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.