Johnny Hugh Akins

Johnny Hugh Akins, 68, of Bethany (formerly of Wister) died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, in Bethany. Johnny was born in Poteau on Aug. 3, 1943, to Jess Hugh and Odena Lorene (Nix) Akins. He was a carpenter. Johnny was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bobbie Doris Whitman Akins; and son, Johnny Wayne Akins. Survivors include his brothers, Jim Akins and Jess Akins of Wister, Jerry Akins and Danny Shipman of Enterprise; stepchildren, Don Streetman of Fort Smith, Ark., Floyd Streetman of Oklahoma City, Mark Streetman of Ridge Creek, Charles Perry of Antlers, Rita Streetman of Ridge Creek, and Marquita Mitchel of Norman; grandchildren, Nick and other relatives.Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, graveside at Ellis Chapel Cemetery, Wister, with Rev. Bob Mason officiating. Pallbearers will be Jess Akins, Jim Akins, Danny Shipman, Lee Akins, Chris Akins, Wayne Watts. Online messages may be left at are under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.