|Birth: ||Mar. 7, 1925|
|Death: ||Oct. 2, 2009|
Idaho State Journal, 10/4/09
POCATELLO — Ina Gibson Akey, 84, of Pocatello, passed away on Friday, October 2, 2009, in Pocatello. She was born March 7,1925, in Grace, Idaho, the daughter of Howard and Elsie Kingsford Gibson.
Ina was raised and educated in Grace, Idaho, and graduated from Grace High School. Following graduation from High School, she moved to Pocatello and worked several years at the Naval Ordinance Plant, where she was employed prior to being married.
She married Robert L. Akey on March 4, 1951, in Pocatello, Idaho. Robert passed away May 19, 1995.
She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various callings. She enjoyed teaching in primary and was always willing to serve and help others.
She was a wonderful mother and loved her grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. She liked to read and loved spending time with family. She enjoyed outdoor activities with her children including going for long walks, bike riding, and going for picnics in the mountains. She was very kind and compassionate toward everyone and appreciated the staff members and residents of the Rosetta Assisted Living Center and other places she had lived.
She is survived by 2 daughters, Susan E. and Jim Grischkowsky of Pocatello, Idaho, and Marie L. and Brian Atkinson of Rexburg, Idaho. She is also survived by four grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; three brothers, William Doris Gibson, Andrew Gibson and Howard Clendon Gibson; and four sisters, Eva Jenks, Norma Johnson, Fern Fredrickson and Myrl Caldwell.
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, October 6, 2009, at 3:30 p.m. at the Grace Cemetery.
Funeral services are under the direction of Sims Funeral Home in Soda Springs. Condolences may be made to the family at simsfh.com .
Howard Elmer Gibson (1883 - 1956)
Elsie Kingsford Gibson (1886 - 1968)
Robert Lee Akey (1924 - 1995)
Howard Clendon Gibson (1911 - 1977)*
William Doris Gibson (1912 - 2005)*
Andrew Nile Gibson (1915 - 1981)*
Norma Gibson Johnson (1918 - 2006)*
Eva Gibson Jenks (1923 - 2006)*
Ina Gibson Akey (1925 - 2009)
Myrl K Gibson Caldwell (1929 - 1983)*
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Record added: Oct 16, 2009
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