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2011-05-12 / Obituaries

Gayle Marie Akin

October 30, 1943 - May 5, 2011

Gayle Marie Akin passed away at her residence in Houston on Thursday, May 5, 2011 having reached the age of 67.

She was born Oct. 30, 1943 in Oakland, CA and was a daughter of Joseph Piva & Rosemary Dorothey (Fisher) Piva. She has lived in Houston for the past twenty years, but did live in Lexington for a while where she was employed at BeBe’s House Day Care.

Gayle was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Vickie Throckmorton.

Survivors include her son, Joseph Rutledge and wife, Amy of Cape Girardeau, MO.; her daughter, Lisa Chrisner & husband, Thomas of Lexington; four grandchildren, Jacob & Jessica Chrisner, Lorraine & Evelyn Rutledge; A special friend, Edward Hale of Houston and her former husband, Buddy Rutledge of Oklahoma City, OK.

Services were held on Monday at 10: 00 AM ( 5/ 9/ 11) at the Knobbs Springs Baptist Church near Lexington with burial in the Knobbs Springs Cemetery. Visitation was held Sunday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Phillips & Luckey in Lexington.

Memorials: American Cancer Society, c/o Gaye Bland; P.O. Box 1630, Rockdale, TX 76567

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