|Birth: ||Jul. 22, 1923|
|Death: ||Jun. 3, 2011|
Nova P. Akes, 87, of Xenia, IL died at 4:05 PM Friday, June 3, 2011 at Good Samaritan RHC in Mt. Vernon, IL.
She was born July 22, 1923 in McLean County, IL to Charles B. & Gladys (Smothers) Powless. She married Gene H. Akes on October 14, 1946 in Morganfield, KY. He preceded her in death on March 24, 2000.
She retired in the late 1980's as an accountant for Mark Four & Strike in Delray Beach, FL and was also a homemaker. She was a member of the Xenia Christian Church and a life member of the VFW in Boynton Beach, FL.
Nova loved her kids and grandkids, enjoyed gardening, was known for always taking in company, loved the ocean and the beach, and always enjoyed others visiting when they lived in Florida.
She is survived by a son: Bobbie Akes; daughter: Sharon Caves; brother: Mark Powless; 5 grandchildren: Robbie Akes, Dawn Whirley, Amanda Akes, Dana Bonaventure, Shanda McReynolds; and 5 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister (Freeta Cates), and great-granddaughter (Ella Whirley).
Funeral services for Nova Akes will be held at 10:30 AM Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at Frank & Bright Funeral Home with Pastor Bruce Horsley officiating.
Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Xenia. Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Tuesday at Frank & Bright Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Gene H. Akes (1924 - 2000)*
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Created by: Lady In Black
Record added: Jun 04, 2011
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