|Birth: ||Dec. 12, 1904|
|Death: ||Mar. 17, 1971|
It is with a sad and broken heart that I try to write an obituary of our dearest and loving mother, and wife, who was so kind and loving to anybody she'd meet. She was born in Pike, Co., Kentucky Dec. 12, 1904, and departed this life March 17, 1971, making her stay on earth 68 years, 3 months and 5 days.
She was the daughter of William Bartley and Ruth Newsome Bartley. She was married to Nelson Akers in Jan, 1927, and to this union was born five children: three daughters: Marie Little, Clearcie Elswick and Vestie Elswick; two sons: Minus and Philmore Akers. two brothers Epp and Levi Bartley, two half brothers; Amos and Cecil Bartley, 2 two half sisters, Bertha Tackett and Oma Hamilton; a step-mother, Beckie Bartley, tweleve grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and a host of friends to mourn her loss.
Mom joined the Old Regular Baptist Church on Caney Creek in 1944 and lived a humble Christian life until death. She enjoyed going to church so much. Mom was the same person every time you saw her. She liked to meet everybody with a handshake and a smile. She loved everyone the same. We believe Mom is resting in Heaven now, where she won't have to suffer anymore sickness or pain. We have missed her sweet face around the old home place so much since she had to leave us, but we feel our loss is Heaven's gain. Mom's memorial will be the 3rd Sat. and Sun. in June,1972, and all the Old Regular Baptist Preachers are invited to come and everybody is invited to come.
Mother's voice is cold and still,
We miss her now and always will;
As time goes by we miss her more,
Her loving smile and gentle face;
No one can ever take her place.
Written by her broken-hearted daughter Clearcie Elswick.
Nelson Akers (1903 - 1981)
Ray Family Cemetery
Created by: Judy 💕
Record added: Apr 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36581423
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