Robert Henry Akers

Robert Henry Akers

Johnson County, Iowa, USA
Death 22 Jul 1955 (aged 86)
Clarinda, Page County, Iowa, USA
Burial Gravity, Taylor County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 35481705 · View Source
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Bedford Times-Press

Thursday July 28, 1955

Robert H. Akers Of Gravity Dies

Robert H. Akers, a long-time resident of the Gravity community, died at Municipal hospital in Clarinda, July 22.

Funeral services were held at the Wetmore Funeral Home in Bedford, Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Clyde Kelly of the Gravity Christian church. Burial in the Gravity cemetery.

Robert H. Akers, oldest child of Benjamin [Franklin] and Harriet [Josephine Bannister] Akers, was born in Johnson County, Iowa, March 3, 1869 and died at the age of 86 years, four months, 19 days.

He came to Taylor County in the fall of 1869 and spent the remainder of his life here.

He was married to Eva H. McCracken on May 18, 1898. To them three children were born, Mrs. Marjorie Cerven and Frank Akers of Gravity, Mrs. Mary DeVol of DeWitt, Nebraska. There are seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren; two brothers, Chester Akers of Lenox and Ray Akers of Bedford.

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