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Edith Bennett Akers
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1919
Kellogg
Shoshone County
Idaho, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 2004
Bountiful
Davis County
Utah, USA

Edith (Mickey) Akers, 84, died August 4, 2004, in Bountiful, Utah. She was born September 25, 1919, in Kellogg, Idaho to Francis and Mary Ann Bennett and relocated to Butte, Montana when she was young. Her young life was full of losses and sadness. Due to her mother's illness and family's financial condition, she had to quit school in the 10th grade to help run the Salvation Army. In 1938, she moved to California, met and married Otis "Jack" Akers in 1939, and together they had three children, Barbara, Roberta and Jack. She was one of the Founders Club members of Harmans Kentucky Fried Chicken. Edith was loved, respected and held in highest esteem by her family and acquaintances. We will miss her at our family parties; in the flower garden; and at the poker table. Survivors include two daughters, Barbara (Bob) Evans, Washington, UT; and Roberta (Bill) Jones, Centerville, UT; grandchildren, Tim, Todd, Mike, Lorri, Scott, Russell and Shanna; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great Grandchildren. She is also survived by three sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law whom she loved dearly. She was extremely proud to be the matriarch of five generations. She was preceded in death by her husband "Jack" her son, Jack, her parents and all of her brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held on Sat., August 7, 2004 at Memorial Mortuary, 5850 S. 900 E. Interment Larkin Sunset Gardens 10600 S. 1900 E. Sandy, Utah.
Published in the Salt Lake Tribune on 8/6/2004.  
 
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 Spouse:
  Otis Lee Akers (1915 - 1980)*
 
 Children:
  Jack D. Akers (1948 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery
Sandy
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: Garden of the Last Supper 109-A-1
 
Maintained by: Ryan D. Curtis
Originally Created by: John Warnke
Record added: Aug 07, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9279109
Edith <i>Bennett</i> Akers
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Edith <i>Bennett</i> Akers
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Edith <i>Bennett</i> Akers
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Rest in Peace.
- Mary
 Added: Mar. 20, 2008
 
 
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