|Birth: ||Sep. 16, 1903|
|Death: ||Mar. 18, 1969|
Galax Gazette, Tuesday, Marc 25, 1969 Page 4A
Raymond W. Alters
WOODLAWN — Funeral services for Raymond W. Akers, 65, who was fatally injured in a traffic accident on Highway 58 between Hillsville and Galax Tuesday, March 18, 1969, were conducted at Coulson Church at the Brethren Friday at 2 p.m.
by the Rev. Donald O. Clay.
Interment was in the Mabe Cemetery.
The body was moved from Vaughan-Guym-McGrady Funeral Home, Hillsville, to the church one hour before the services. (Survivors' names were listed in the March 20 Gazette.)
Mr. Akers was born in Carroll County Sept. 16, 1903, to John W. Akers and Eugenia Myers Akers.
Galax Gazette, Thursday, March 20, 1969 Page 1
Akers is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ada Mabe Akers; three daughters, Mrs. Pete Banes, Salem; Mrs. Clyde Burcham, Woodlawn, and Mrs. Luther Burnett, Max Meadows; one son, Carl Akers, Chicago, Ill.; two brothers, Roscoe Akers, Hlllsville, and Robert Akers, Detroit, Mich.; one sister, Mrs. Sanders Burcham, Hlllsville; 11 grandchildren and one
John Wesley Akers (1875 - 1955)
Ninevah Eugenia Myers Akers (1875 - 1929)
Ada Florence Mabe Akers (1903 - 1993)
Carrie Agnes Akers Eanes (1924 - 2007)*
Necie Ellen Akers Burnett (1928 - 2008)*
Ila Pearl Akers Griffin (1899 - 1925)*
Jessie May Akers Burcham (1901 - 2002)*
Raymond Wesley Akers (1903 - 1969)
Roscoe Allen Akers (1911 - 1977)*
Mabe Family Cemetery
Created by: Beth Robinette
Record added: Aug 19, 2011
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