Velma Ilene Coil Akers

Keenes, Wayne County, Illinois, USA
Death 6 Mar 2013 (aged 74)
Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 106602555 · View Source
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Davenport - Velma Ilene Akers, 74, of Davenport and formerly of Flora, Ill., died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Jersey Ridge Place, Davenport. Memorial graveside services will be held at the National Cemetery, Rock Island, IL at a later date. Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport, is assisting her family with arrangements.

Mrs. Akers was born in 1938 in Keenes, Ill. to Eber and Elice Coil. She married Albert L. Lathrop in Sept. 5, 1955. She later married Edgar T. Akers on October 22, 1979, who preceded her in death. She had worked for C.T.S. Knights, Sandwich, Ill. While living in Flora, she was a member of Flora Methodist Church. She also enjoyed music and was an avid reader.

Survivors include her children, Andrew Lathrop of Aurora, Ill., Alesia (Gary) Downey of Taylor Ridge, Ill., Daniel (Angela) Lathrop of Big Fork, Minn., and Russell (Stephanie) Lathrop of Haggerstown, Md.; 16 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Doris Lathrop, Treva Sailor, and Thelma Lathrop, all of Granite City, Ill.; and brother, John Coil of Flora. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Amy Mast, and a brother, Ernest Ray Coil.
(Quad-City Times, Mar. 10, 2013)

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