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Kenneth W. Maki (03-24-2016)
Photo of Kenneth W. MakiFuneral services for
Kenneth W. Maki, 84, were
held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday,
March 18, 2016, at Farrar Funeral
Home in Farmerville,
with Bro. Cullen Smith
and Elder Ray Alexander
officiating. Burial followed
in Fairview Cemetery near
Mr. Maki, a horticulturist,
went to his heavenly
home March 15, 2016. He
was born in Washington,
but was a resident of Marion
and a member of Fairview
Church of Christ in
Marion. A retired extension
agent from the LSU AgCenter,
Ken taught landscaping
and master gardening classes. He answered the region’s
gardening questions, whether on the news, radio, newspaper
or door to door. He adored his four girls and his
wife and was a perfect example of a Christian husband
and daddy. His grandkids were the joy of his life. His
ever-smiling mission was to lift the spirits of others with
a smile and friendly attitude.
He was preceded in death by: His parents, John andMargaret Maki; his wife of 59 years, Alexa Gayle Maki;
and a sister, Joyce Marie Maki.
Left to cherish his memory are four daughters – Kim
Mosley and husband Dwayne of Marion, Tammy Hayes
and husband David of Marion, Jill Boling and husband
Lance of Huttig, Ark. and Alexa Chance and husband
Allen of Monroe; two brothers – Leroy Maki of Laramie,
Wyo. and Lenard Maki and wife Judy of Corvallis, Ore.;
eight grandchildren – Mindy Mosley, Brandon Mosley,
Alicia Craighead, Crissy Castle and husband Oliver,
Kenneth Maki Boling and wife Mandy, Anisa Gilliam and
husband Troy, Angel Boling and Ally Chance; and six great
grandchildren – Brooklyn Craighead, Lincoln Craighead,
Haven Castle, Amelia Castle, McKenzie Boling and Mattie
Lynn Boling.
Pallbearers were Kenny Boling, Brandon Mosley, Mike
Tynes, Larry Bennett Taylor, Wayne Feazel, and Gerald
Visitation was Thursday, March 17th at Farrar Funeral
Home in Farmerville.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfu