|Birth: ||Apr. 29, 1938|
|Death: ||Nov. 28, 2000|
BOONEVILLE ‑ Freddie Dale Akers, 62, died Tuesday, Nov 28, 2000, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. A native of Prentiss County, he was born April 29, 1938, to the late Eugene and Ena Pace Akers of the Burton community. He was a 1957 graduate of New Site High School. He worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Washington D.C, and then for the postal service in Memphis, retiring in 1974 as a data technician. He was a Christian of the Free Will Baptist faith.
Services will be at 2 P. M. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Russell Clouse officiating. Burial will be in Little Brown Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Bettie Raye Smith Akers, whom he married May 27, 1961; one son, Sterling Dale Akers, and his wife, Jina, of Booneville; one brother, Jackie Akers, and his wife, Zula Diane, of Booneville; two sisters, Winna Cunningham, and Means Crow and her husband, Sylvester, all of New Site; three grandchildren, Emily, Evan and Elizabeth Akers of Booneville.
He was preceded in death by a son, Stephen Ray Akers, in 1987.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Akers, Doug Crow, Ronnie Cunningham, Bobby Pharr Jackie Smith and Sammy Topar.
Columbus Eugene Akers (1909 - 1997)
Ena Jewel Pace Akers (1913 - 1982)
Little Brown Cemetery
Created by: Reva G. Bradford
Record added: Oct 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42715790
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