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Casie LaRae Akins

July 7, 1977 — March 15, 2023

Casie LaRae Akins of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life, Wednesday, March 15, 2023 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Casie was born July 7, 1977 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Larry Leon Taff and Sandra Faye (Franklin) Murray. She was 45 years old.

Casie loved to fish. She enjoyed any time she could drop in a line. Casie was a RN and serving patients was her passion. She wanted to help her community and even in death she saved lives. Casie was a quiet woman but she loved big, especially her family.

Casie leaves behind to cherish her memory, one daughter Daisy Akins of Fort Smith, Arkansas, her mother, Sandra Murray and husband Johnny, her father Larry L. Taff all of Waldron, Arkansas, one brother Matthew Taff of Mena, Arkansas and her grandfather Junior Franklin of Waldron, Arkansas. Casie will be missed by all who knew her and the many whose lives she impacted including, two nieces and one nephew, a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends she loved dearly.

Casie was preceded in death by one brother Heath Taff, her grandmother Ramona Franklin and uncle Jerry Newberry.

Casie's graveside life celebration will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 18, 2023 at the Hon Cemetery in Hon, Arkansas with Rev. Marty Gilbert officiating. Interment will follow.

Casie's pallbearers will be Tim Franklin, Tommy Franklin, Marty Gilbert, Clay Gilbert and Doug Harrison.

Casie's visitation will be Friday, March 17, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home.

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Friday, March 17, 2023

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Saturday, March 18, 2023

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