Mrs. Gertrude "Betty" Akers, 81, of the Athens Road died Friday Morning October 26, 2007 at her home.
Born December 13, 1926 at Elgood, she was the daughter of the late Guy and Thelma Ferguson Edwards. Betty was a former employee of the Maidenform of Princeton and was a member of the Mountain View Community Church at Elgood.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Pansy Edwards and sister in law Lettie Edwards.
Survivors, Husband of 61 years, Ralph W. Akers of Princeton; Brother, Clarence Edwards and wife Doris of Princeton; Nephew, Gary Edwards and wife Trish of Princeton and their child Christy Law; Sisters in law, Ruby Mann of Alderson, Evelyn Bauguess, Edna Roberts, Alma Sizemore and Louise Moses all of Princeton; Brother in law, Freddie Cox of Princeton.
On Monday, October 29, 2007 at 2:00 P.M., we will celebrate the life of Betty from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton, with the Reverend Terry Easter officiating. Burial will follow in the Elgood Cemetery at Elgood. Friends may call today from 6 to 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.
Family & Friends may share messages of love and condolences via www.memorialfd.com.
Pallbearers will be Sammy White, Jackie Bouvier, Bucky Bauguess, Bobby Joe Marshall, Gary Edwards and Freddie Cox.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Mountain View Community Church at Rt. 3 Box 236-D Princeton, WV 24740.
The Akers Family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.