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Folder 1. Profile of Pastoral Appointment, 1979, for Furley/Greenwich charge (2 pages)
- Record Keeping: Majority of material found in 1979
- Akins, Gerald H. (Person)
Biographical or Historical Information
Gerald Harris Akins, born in O’Donnell, Lynn County, Texas, on July 23, 1925, spent his early years in Abilene. He served in the military from 1943 to 1946 and graduated Hardin-Simmons University in 1949. After earning his master’s degree in theology from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1954, he returned to military service, retiring to McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita in 1974. In his retirement, he served as a Methodist minister, serving the Furley/Greenwich charge, Wichita district, Kansas West Conference, in 1979.
Rev. Akins died at the age of 73 on July 26, 1998, in Wichita, Kansas. His services were held in Metropolitan Baptist Church and burial was in White Chapel Cemetery, Wichita.
Note written by Sarah St. John
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This collection pertains to Gerald H. Akins, who served as a Methodist minister during his retirement from military service.
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