Helen Margaret Denty Serda Akridge - a 93 year-old native and resident of Mobile passed away Thursday, September 8, 2011. She was retired from Gulf Coast Jewelry after many years of service as a purchaser/ sales representative. Mrs. Akridge was preceded in death by her first husband, Emmett Serda, and second husband, Claude Akridge. She is survived by 8 nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held in Mobile Memorial Gardens on Monday, September 12, 2011, at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew Catholic Church, 906 Garrity St., Mobile, AL 36605 or FAST (Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics), P.O. Box 608, Downers Grove, IL 60515. Arrangements by Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 6040 Three Notch Road, Mobile, Alabama 36619.