2010-07-02 / Obits

Cynthia Akins-Henry


Cynthia Akins-Henry, 52, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 16.

Akins-Henry was born on April 6, 1958 in Jamaica, Queens. She worked as a nurse.

Akins-Henry was preceded in death by her father, Walter Eugene Akins and grandmother, Martha Akins.

She is survived by her birth mother, Dorothy Akins; mother, Margaret Akins; sons, Darryl and Courtney; brothers, Wallace and Phillip Daniels; aunt, Mildred Akins Woodard; uncle, Mathew Woodard; estranged husband, Leroy Henry; and a host of cousins, family and friends.

Funeral arrangements and memorial service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at St. John’s Cemetery, Hewlett, New York.

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