Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Akerses in:
 • Highland Memory Gardens
 • Dublin
 • Pulaski County
 • Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Effort Wayne Akers, Jr
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Sep. 29, 1911
Montgomery County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1994
Pulaski County
Virginia, USA

Effort Wayne Akers Jr., 82, of 3035 Lee Highway, Pulaski, died Thursday, June 23, 1994 at the Pulaski Community Hospital. Born in Blacksburg on Sept. 29, 1911, he was the son of the late Effort Wayne Akers Sr. and Alice Spradlin Akers. He was retired from Pulaski Furniture and was preceded in death by five brothers, Clinton Akers, Fred Akers, Earl Akers, Robert Akers and Guy Akers; and a sister, Virginia Cupp Bertha Woods. Surviving are his wife, Opal Phillips Akers of Pulaski; two daughters and sons-in-law, Thelma Jean and Arnold Anderson and Jo Dot and Wilburn Venable, all of Pulaski; two grandchildren and grandchildren-in-law, Debbie and Dean Mabry and Joey and Gloria Venable, all of Dublin; four great grandchildren, Danielle Venable and Tangle Mabry, both of Dublin, Sean Venable of Waterloo, SC and Eric Venable of Macon, GA. The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday from the Stevens Funeral Chapel, Pulaski, with the Rev. Matt Showalter officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski. Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski, is in charge of arrangements.
Family links: 
  Effert Wayne Akers (1876 - 1950)
  Alice Spradlin Akers (1882 - 1952)
  Opal Ola Phillips Akers (1915 - 1997)*
  Effort Wayne Akers (1911 - 1994)
  Guy Harl Akers (1916 - 1971)*
  Robert Edward Akers (1918 - 1979)*
*Calculated relationship
Highland Memory Gardens
Pulaski County
Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Denise Drake Horton
Originally Created by: Becky
Record added: May 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37322586
Effort Wayne Akers, Jr
Added by: SWVA Genealogy Searcher
Effort Wayne Akers, Jr
Cemetery Photo
Added by: JJGrav8
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Dympna Beckett Joyce
 Added: May. 18, 2010

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service