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Mary Berella Harris Akers
Birth: Sep. 23, 1875
Cass County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1972
Cass County
Iowa, USA

Mary Akers, 97,
Dies In Anita
Mrs. Mary B. Akers, 97, died
at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the
Crestwood Nursing home in Ani-
ta, where she had been a resi-
dent for three years. She was
a longtime Audubon county resi-
Mrs. Akers was born Sept. 23,
1875, near Lewis, the daughter
of Byron Jessie and Martha
Vance Harris. She grew to wom-
anhood in the Lewis area and
was married July 26, 1895, to
Lincoln Akers in Audubon. They
farmed south of Exira in Au-
dubon county until retiring.
She is survived by ten chil-
dren, six sons, Byron of Menlo,
Trilby of Brayton, Frank of
Exira, Alie of Brayton, Har-
old L. of Brayton and
Lewis of Brayton; four daugh-
ters, Mrs. Cleo Brown of Elec-
tric City, Wash., Mrs. Lilly
Schwarting of Exira, Mrs. Wi-
nona Kesselring of Ventura,
Calif., and Mrs. Clyde (Coral)
Heck of Ventura, Calif.; 35
grandchildren, 81 great-grand-
children and 25 great-
She was preceded in death
by her husband in 1958; two
sons, Otto in 1962 and Robert
in 1928; two daughters, Mrs. Ed
Stager in 1965 and Sylvia in
infancy; a sister, two brothers,
a half sister, a half-brother and
three grandchildren.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday at the Exira Chris-
tian church, with Rev. Walter
M. Bartholf officiating. Inter-
ment will be in Oakfield ceme-
tery. The body will lie in state
at the Long Funeral home in
Anita until 9:30 a.m. Wednes-
day when it will be taken to
the church for services.

Family links: 
  Byron Jackson Harris (1856 - 1922)
  Lincoln Akers (1867 - 1958)
  Otto George Akers (1895 - 1962)*
  Laura May Akers Stager (1896 - 1965)*
  Byron Jessie Akers (1898 - 1979)*
  Cleo Martha Akers Brown (1900 - 1981)*
  Trilby Ralph Akers (1901 - 1975)*
  Harold Lincoln Akers (1902 - 1993)*
  Lillie Marie Akers Schwarting (1905 - 2000)*
  Winona Akers Kesselring (1907 - 1994)*
  Sylvia Emeline Akers (1910 - 1910)*
  Frank Donald Akers (1911 - 1975)*
  Alvie Kenneth Akers (1913 - 1982)*
  Lewis Beryl Akers (1915 - 1982)*
  Sydney Robert Laverne Akers (1916 - 1928)*
  Coral Berella Akers Heck (1919 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakfield Cemetery
Audubon County
Iowa, USA
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Record added: Jan 08, 2009
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