A service honoring and remembering Melba’s life will take place when it is safe.
Melba Akins, (nee: Johnson), age 58, passed away peacefully at her home in Milwaukee, WI on Saturday, December 19, 2020.
Melba was born in Florida on February 25, 1962, to the late Gilbert Johnson and Annie Pearl Johnson. At the age of 12, Melba moved to Racine, WI to live with her paternal grandmother. She was united in marriage to Samuel Akins.
Surviving Melba are her four children: Chedrick Johnson; Nikeya Johnson; Julius Johnson; all of Racine, WI; Angi Johnson of Durham, NC. She is further survived by numerous grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents; Annie Pearl Johnson and Gilbert Johnson, Grandmother Hattie Mae Johnson, Aunt Marva L. Johnson, Uncle Robert J. Johnson, special friend Kevin Martin all preceded her in death.