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 Dora Bell <I>Shinault</I> Akers

Dora Bell Shinault Akers

Draper, Pulaski County, Virginia, USA
Death 28 Jun 2001 (aged 95)
Pulaski, Pulaski County, Virginia, USA
Burial Draper, Pulaski County, Virginia, USA
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PULASKI — Dora Bell Gravely Chinault Akers, age 95, formerly of Rt. 1, Draper, passed away Thursday morning, June 28, 2001 at the Pulaski Health Care Center.

Born July 16, 1905 in Draper, she was the daughter of the late Charles Gravely and Alverta Dalton Gravely.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, William F. Chinault Sr. and William James Delbert Akers.

She was a member of the Draper Valley Presbyterian Church, Draper.

Surviving are a son, William Frank Chinault of North Carolina; daughters, Sarah Branscome and Ruth Farriss, both of North Carolina, Margaret Friend of Max Meadows, Ellen Adams of West Virginia and Jane Harris of Radford; step-son, Henry Akers of Fairfax; step-daughter, Mary Sue Thornton of Dublin; brother, Raymond Gravely of West Virginia; four half sisters, Ruby Summers and Jennie Stilwell, both of Draper, Dot Wall of Pulaski and Shirley Arnold of Piney; half brother, Bud Gravely of North Carolina; 21 grandchildren and a host of greatgrandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski with the Rev. Earnest Chinault officiating. Interment will follow at the Draper Valley Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Draper. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday evening at Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski. Arrangements by Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski.


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