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Dr James W Akers
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1927
Alabama, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 1997
Alabama, USA

Dr James W Akers, 69, died August 19th, 1997. He received his B.S. from Jacksonville State University; Masters and Doctorate from University of Alabama. He was former principal of Emma Sansom High School; headmaster of Westminster Christian School, principal of Litchfield Jr High; retired from Gadsden State Community College as Dean. He served on the Board of Southeastern College, Lakeland, Fla. He served on the Board of Deacons and as secretary of Assembly of God Tabernacle Church; president of the Etowah Food Bank; served on the Board of the Department of Human Resources and the Board of Mental Health Association. He is survived by his wife, Doris Smith Akers; daughter, Melissa Ann O'Bar; brother Marion Akers, Alexander City; and sister, Bettye Pruitt. Funeral at Collier Butler; entombment at Forrest Cemetery.

Collier Butler FH
The Gadsden Times 8.20.1997

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1931 City Directory: father, Jack, employed at the Steel Plant
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  Doris Smith Akers (1930 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forrest Cemetery
Gadsden
Etowah County
Alabama, USA
Plot: Mausoleum
 
Created by: dhb
Record added: Jun 05, 2013
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Dr James W Akers
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Dr James W Akers
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