|Birth: ||Feb. 4, 1900|
|Death: ||May 14, 1977|
Willard Akers was born on February 4, 1900 in Lawrence County, Illinois and died on May 14, 1977, the son of Zebedee Almon and Essie (Young) Akers. He married Carrie Alline Leonard on April 3, 1920.
Willard and Carrie had five children: Harold Leon, Wayne Wendall, Robert Eugene, Betty Lou and Vernon Dee.
Services were held and interment was in the Bridgeport City Cemetery, Lawrence County, Illinois.
Submitted by #47824061
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Willard Akers, 77, 474 East Olive St., Bridgeport, died at 7 p.m Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Ind.
He was born in Lawrence County Feb. 4, 1900 to Zeb and Essie Young Akers.
He was retired from Marathon Oil.
Surviving are his wife, Carrie Leonard Akers; a daughter, Mrs. Betty Cravens, Robinson; sons, Harold of Rt. 1, Sumner, Wayne and Dee of Bridgeport; and Robert of Riffman, Ohio; a sister, Leatha Young of Oblong; a brother, Frank of Rt. 3, Sumner; ll grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A brother, Leon, preceded him in death.
Services will be at the Cunninghan-Nichols Funeral Home, Bridgeport.
Burial will be in Bridgeport City Cemetery.
Officiating will be Phil Young and Edgar Craig.
(Submitted by #47643809)
Carrie Alline Leonard Akers (1900 - 1990)
Harold Leon Akers (1920 - 1977)*
Wayne W Akers (1922 - 1995)*
Wayne Wendall Akers (1922 - 1995)*
Robert E Akers (1925 - 2000)*
Betty Lou Akers Cravens (1930 - 2017)*
Married Apr. 3, 1920
Parents of Harold, Wayne, Bob, Betty and Dee
Bridgeport City Cemetery
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Record added: Nov 08, 2008
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