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In Loving Memory of Holly & Titus

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Holly Beverly and her son, Titus Akins, were brutally murdered in the early morning hours of June 1, 2021, on Titus’s 17th birthday.

Holly loved Jesus and her family  fiercely, and tirelessly provided for her three children as a single mother. She was also a beloved teacher at Hope Works Christian Academy in Fort Worth. Her students and colleagues will miss her dearly. 

Titus was kind, helpful and exceptionally bright; graduating from high school one year early (May 2021) as Valedictorian. He loved to work, and was excited to have just been promoted after a short time working at McDonald’s. He planned to work for a while until he could fulfill his goal of serving our country in the armed forces. 

Holly leaves behind two children, Trinity and Tyrell, who will need our love, prayers and support in the coming days, weeks, months and years. All monetary donations will go to Trinity (18) and Tyrell (12) to help with funeral costs and any other unforeseen expenses. 


Information required by GoFundMe:
1. Who the organizer is and their relationship to the beneficiaries:
The organizer is a family member (by marriage). 

2. A detailed explanation of how the funds will be spent:
It is our hope that monetary donations will help fill the void in a small way. Holly was a great provider for her children and there are many expenses that we have not even considered yet. 
The funds will be used to help with funeral and burial expenses, future educational expenses, household needs, food, clothing and many other expenses which their mother helped provide. 

3. Your plan for ensuring your fundraiser's donations reach their intended recipient(s). This could be clarifying that they will be added as the beneficiary of the fundraiser, or if they have authorized you to withdraw the funds on their behalf and deliver the money to them outside of GoFundMe:
Trinity requested that her grandfather (Sam Midkiff) open a savings account on behalf of her and Tyrell. She thought it best for her grandfather to help her and Tyrell to make wise choices on how the funds will be utilized. Sam will make sure that the money is utilized evenly amongTrinity and Tyrell for the things that they need.



  • Bonnie Santantonio
    • $10 
    • 3 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $200 
    • 3 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $25 
    • 3 yrs
  • Kimberly Preston
    • $25 
    • 3 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $25 
    • 3 yrs

Organizer and beneficiary

Valerie Kruse
Aledo, TX
Trinity Akins

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