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Della Grace Roop Akers
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1891
Death: Aug. 8, 1954

Furneral services for Mrs. Delia Grace Akers, 64, of Dublin, who died Sunday at Radford hospital were held today at 2:30 p.m. from Dublin Methodist Church. The Rev. Dean M. Neese officiated at the services. Interment followed in Newbern cemetery. She is survived by her husband, John Dillard Akers; five sons, Massie Akers, Marion; Archie, Orville, Mack and Jimmy Akers, Dublin; and five daughters, Mrs. Madeline Cowley and Mrs. Ruby Davis, Pearisburg; Miss Kate Akers and Mrs. Bertha Hancock, Marion; and Mrs. Inez Turpin, Dublin. Also, two brothers, Glenn Roope, Radford; Harry Roope, Christiansburg; four half-brothers, Edward, Willie and Raymond Roope, Radford; and John Roope, Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Wimmer, Big Four, WV; and Mrs. Minnie Harrell, Poplar Hill, and 18 grandchildren. Also, three half-sisters, Mrs. Nellie Hill and Mrs. Eloise Hill, Pulaski, and Mrs. Cecil Simpkins, Dublin. 
 
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 Spouse:
  John Dillard Akers (1888 - 1970)*
 
 Children:
  Massie Gilmer Akers (1912 - 1969)*
  Orville F. Akers (1917 - 1998)*
  Inez Grace Akers Turpin (1930 - 2002)*
  James Roy Akers (1933 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Newbern Christian Church Cemetery
Dublin
Pulaski County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Denise Drake Horton
Originally Created by: Becky
Record added: May 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37230162
Della Grace <i>Roop</i> Akers
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Della was the wife of John Dillard Akers, and the daughter of James Edward and Virginia Ellen (Kirby) Roope.
- Roger Roop
 Added: Dec. 2, 2010

-Anonymous
 Added: May. 18, 2010
 
 
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