Trumann Hoyd Akes, 71, of Paragould, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003, at Greene Acres Nursing Home in Paragould. Born at Russellville, he was the son of the late Willie "J.W." and Jessie Harvey Akes and was a former longtime Leachville/Monette area resident before moving to Paragould 14 years ago. He was a member of the Monette First Assembly of God.
He is survived by a brother, Floyd Akes of Monette; two sisters, Ruby Davidson and Mary Tyler, both of Paragould; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Akes.
The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Sept. 1 at the Howard Funeral chapel in Leachville with Rev. Terry Miller officiating. Burial was in the Cudd Cemetery in Marmaduke.