Mozelle Lee Belsha Akins


Mozelle Lee Belsha Akins, 62, of Center, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017, in Nacogdoches. 

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery in Center.  Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 12:00 noon.

Mrs. Akins was born November 12, 1954, in Center, to Earl Erwin Belsha and Ruby Christine Pate Belsha.  She was a member of Central Baptist Church in Center.

She is survived by
Michelle Lee and Anthony Parish of Center
Jerry Wayne Akins II of Center
Jeffery Michael Akins of Center
Jennifer Marie Akins and fiancé, John Willoughby, of Center

Enedina Akins
Maria Tavera
Jose Tavera
Haley Parish
Hannah Parish
Jerry Wayne Akins III
Bentley Stephen Akins
Timberly Faith Akins
Isabella Grace Akins
Chasity Cheshire
Colton Cheshire
Gracelyn Cheshire
Medilynn Cheshire
Brantlee Akins
Grayson Wayne Akins
Kylie Williams

Sisters and Brother:
Carolyn Moore of Waco
Vera Mae Nimitz and husband, Joe, of Hillister
Dianne Freeman of Mansfield, Louisiana
Nelda McCawley of Center
Charles Belsha of Center

Special Nieces:
Melinda Hughes
Angela Cuello

Special Nephew: Kenneth Wayne Hayes

Special Cousin: Ann Walker

Preceded in death by
Husband: Jerry Wayne Akins Sr.
Parents: Earl Erwin Belsha and Ruby Christine Pate Belsha
Brothers: Tommy Ray Belsha, Johnny Earl Belsha, Robert Adams

Pallbearers will be Jack Hughes Jr., Joseph Bartlett, Charles Belsha, Anthony Parish, William Jacobs, Kenneth Hayes and Billy Adams.

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