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In Memory Of Our Poets

Kathy Akin (Uptagrafft) (1952-2015) - Class Of 1970

Kathy Akin (Uptagrafft) (1952-2015)

May 23, 1952 - Apr. 1, 2015

Kathy Uptagrafft, age 62 of Alabaster, passed away on Wednesday, April 01, 2015.

Mrs. Uptagrafft is preceded in death by her husband, Jackson Uptagrafft, III; son, Jackson "Jack" Uptagrafft, IV; parents, John and Mary Akin; brother, Johnny Akin, II; and sister, June Akin Jones. Kathy enjoyed activities such as crocheting and web surfing, attending Bible study class and spending time with friends. She loved spending time with her beautiful granddaughter, Preslee.

She is survived by her son, John Uptagrafft (Jordan) and by her granddaughter, Preslee Uptagrafft. Kathy is also survived by Aliene Walker and Denise Lovett, sisters through lifelong friendships.

The celebration of Kathy's life will be at 2pm on Friday, April 3, 2015 at Southern Heritage Funeral Home, with burial following in the adjoining cemetery. The family will receive friends at a visitation from 5pm until 7pm on Thursday evening at the funeral home.

Published in The Birmingham News from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2015.