The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Magnolia Baptist Church, 415 Hosie Waters Street, Montezuma, Georgia, where Reverend Hosie Waters is pastor. Reverend Alfred Wynn, pastor of Zion Hill Baptist Church, Montezuma, Georgia, will officiate. Interment will be held 12:00 Noon, Monday, February 26, 2018 in the Andersonville National Cemetery, 496 Cemetery Road, Andersonville, Georgia.
Carl was born January 7, 1955 in Montezuma, Macon County, Georgia to the late Al Collier and the Late Martha Kate Akine Witchard. He was preceded in death by one stepdaughter, Felicia Law Martin. He was a 1973 graduate of D. F. Douglass High School. He served in the United State Army where he received several awards and metals including the National Defense Service Medal. Carl was a carpenter by trade, he worked at Southern Frozen Food in the Sanitation Department and Tyson Foods of Vienna, Georgia in the Maintenance Department.
He was united in holy matrimony to the former Emma Law in 2017. He was blessed to be the father of eight children.
He leaves to cherish his fond memories to his wife, Emma Akine, Montezuma, Georgia; children, Carlene Akine, Oglethorpe, Georgia, Carl Akine, Jr., Montezuma, Georgia, Jamie Akine, Oglethorpe, Georgia, Sandra Akine, Atlanta, Georgia, Brian Akine, Athens, Georgia, Reginald Hillman, Oglethorpe, Georgia, Cryshonda English (Fred), Montezuma, Georgia and Bridgett Rogers, Montezuma, Georgia; siblings, Susie McCord (Bobby) Snellville, Georgia, Ann Walker, Montezuma, Georgia; a devoted sister, Mildred Fudge, Montezuma, Georgia, Iris Witchard, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Arthur L. Witchard (Serena) Atlanta, Georgia, Jerry L. Witchard, Atlanta, Georgia, Terry A. Witchard, Hartford, Connecticut, Mazie Harris, Montezuma, Georgia, LaSandra Harris, Byron, Georgia and Cynthia Lewis Stewart, Atlanta, Georgia; brothers-in-law/sisters-in-law, William Nelson Law (Emma) Oklahoma, Johnnie B. Law (Cornelia) Montezuma, Georgia, Willie Frank Law Byromville, Georgia, Charlie B. Law (Marie) Detroit, Michigan, Mary Jean Law, Warner Robins, Georgia, Pearlene Law, Warner Robins, Georgia, Mamie Law, Warner Robins, Georgia, Ray Charles Law, Dooling, Georgia, Willie Joe Spivey, Dooling, Georgia, Willie Edward Law, Warner Robins, Georgia and Kenneth Law, Warner Robins, Georgia and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.