Robert J. Aikens
(Nov. 11, 2012)
Robert J. Aikens of Tellico Plains, passed away at 5:45
a.m., Sunday, Nov 11, at Sweetwater Hospital. He was of the Baptist faith and a
veteran of the U.S. Army.
He was 78.
Preceded in death by: parents, Jasper and Bannie Winter
Aikens; sister, Janette Aikens; and brother, Hubert Aikens.
Survivors include: wife-Mary Crowder Aikens;
Daughter-Darlene Aikens of Tellico Plains;
Sons and daughters-in-law-Wilburn and Phyllis Aikens and Tim
and Barbara Aikens, all of Vonore; Jack and Sheena Aikens of Tellico Plains;
and Billie and Bobbie Aikens of Madisonville;
Granddaughters-Katie, Candace and Dessi;
Grandsons-Drake and Emerson;
Great-grandsons-Jacob, Jesse and Bentley;
Sister-Louise Aikens of Gainesville, Ga.;
Brothers-Harold Aikens and Curtis Aikens, both of
Gainesville; and Nute Aikens of Nashville, N.H.;
Several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, in
Biereley-Hale Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Davis officiating. Interment will be in
Piney Grove Cemetery with military service provided by VFW Post #5156 and DAV
#93. Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday. Biereley-Hale Funeral
Home, Madisonville, in charge of arrangements.