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Jacob Vester Akers, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1898
Richmond
Ray County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1983
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

Topeka Capital-Journal, Thursday, December 29, 1983, page 28:
Jacob Vester Akers, 85, 7220 Asbury Drive, formerly of 3300 W. 10th, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, at a Topeka hospital.

Mr. Akers started work for the Missouri Mercantile Co. of Kansas City, Mo., and in 1928 bought the Topeka branch and changed the name to Kansas Mercantile Co. He sold the business in 1946 and established a private accounting and income tax service.

He was born Sept. 20, 1898, at Richmond, Mo., the son of Jacob A. and Elizabeth Fields Akers. He attended Richmond, Mo. public schools and Chillicothe, Mo. Business College.
Mr. Akers was a member of First Baptist Church.

He was married to Ruth Walking July 3, 1925 at Topeka. She survives.
Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Evelyn A. Whitfield , Topeka; two sisters, Mrs. Inez Peterson, Kansas City, Kan., and Mrs. Aleta Enlow, Kincaid; two granddaughters, and a great-grandson.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home. Burial will be in memorial Park Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Anderson Akers (1869 - 1944)
  Sarah Elizabeth Fields Akers (1877 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth O Walkling Akers (1902 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Virgil Clifford Akers (1893 - 1969)*
  Carmel Joseph Akers (1896 - 1976)*
  Jacob Vester Akers (1898 - 1983)
  Iva Ann Akers Bollinger (1903 - 1978)*
  Inez Lillian Akers Peterson (1906 - 1985)*
  Aleta Alma Akers Enlow (1908 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Hill Crest Garden Lot 142 Spaces 5 and 6
 
Created by: Phil Bo
Record added: Dec 13, 2012
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Family forever, with love
- Dianne McFerran
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