|Birth: ||Dec. 9, 1870|
|Death: ||Jan. 1, 1952|
Mrs. Lucy Ann Prudence Akers, 81, widow of J. R. Akers, prominent Centertown citizen for a number of years, died at the Akers home in Centertown Tuesday evening at 9:30 o'clock, following an illness of several years.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, at the Bates Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Rev. J.E. Powers of Manchester will officiate and burial will be in the Centertown cemetery.
Mrs. Akers was a native and lifelong resident of Warren county, born December 9, 1870. She was a daughter of James Silas Lance and Maria Elizabeth Bates Lance and she had spent most of her life in the Centertown community. Her husband was for a number of years prominently identified with the civic and political life of his community and Warren county. He died several years ago.
Mrs. Akers was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She is survived by four sons, W.S. Akers and Lorenza Akers, Centertown, Ross Akers, Princeton, Ky., and Eula Akers, Oxford, Calif.; four daughters, Mrs. J. Burr Wilson, Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. S.F. Bratcher and Mrs. Alton Davenport, Centertown, and Miss Lona Akers, who made her home with her mother at Centertown; one brother, J.B. Lance, Jonesboro, Ark., and one sister, Mrs. Matilda Michael, Centertown.
Southern Standard, McMinnville, TN. Fri, 4 Jan 4, 1952, p. 1
[Contributor: Maxine Reggio, 2000]
John Riley Akers (1866 - 1942)*
Jimmie Elizabeth Bratcher (1894 - 1960)*
L. W. Akers (1912 - 1993)*
Created by: James Hill
Record added: Apr 01, 2009
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