Glenda Ruth Akin
Glenda Ruth Akin, 69, a resident of Fort Myers, FL for most of her life, formerly of Wachula, FL, passed away Monday, August 17, 2020 in Fort Myers, FL. She was born October 5, 1950 in Wachula, FL to Clifford and Patricia Waldee, now deceased.
Glenda attended First Assembly of God Church in Fort Myers. She was a 1968 graduate of Fort Myers High School. She was an accomplished pianist and vocalist singing Gospel Music in churches throughout the country. She was also an avid and very competitive tennis player. Glenda loved Jesus from an early age and throughout her life; she was a true example and witness of God’s grace. Glenda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother…. always giving totally for her family.
She is survived by her beloved husband of eight years, Richard Akin of Fort Myers; seven children, Kelly Woodford (Thomas) of Mobile, AL, Angela Miller of Bradenton, FL, Chris Collins of Boca Raton, FL, Cathy Noseworthy (Steven) of Great Courte, SC, Richard Akin, II (Vanessa) of Fort Myers, Matthew Akin (Natalie) of Homewod, AL, and Timothy Akin (Laura) of Fort Myers; 18 grandchildren, Thomas, Cecilia, Sarah, Meagan, Caleb, Chase, Mary, Luke, Samantha, Webb, Stewart, Quill, Michael, Michael, Faith, Whitney, Christian, and Hunter; eight great grandchildren, Anabelle, Madelyn, Lucille, Greyson, Roman, Piper, Levi, and Remington; as well as three nephews, Greg, Brian, and Johnnie.
Glenda was preceded in death by a brother, John Waldee; as well as a great granddaughter, Clara.
Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM Thursday, September 3, 2020 at First Assembly of God, 4701 Summerlin Road, Fort Myers, FL 33919 with Pastor Gary Hewins officiating. The family will receive friends for a time of visitation from 9:00 AM until the time of service. The service will be live streamed through the First Assembly of God Facebook page. We remind everyone to maintain Social Distancing while attending the service. Committal Service to follow at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, 6210 Mt. Pisgah Rd., Fort Meade, FL 33841.
Memorial Contributions in memory of Glenda Ruth Akin are suggested to Community Bible Church, PO BOX 2916, Highlands, NC 28741 or Fort Myers Christian School at First Assembly of God, 4701 Summerlin Road, Fort Myers, FL 33919.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care.