Shelley <I>Blanton</I> Akers

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Shelley Blanton Akers

  • Birth 19 Nov 1918 Wallins Creek, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 21 Apr 2002 Madeira, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 45486935

Shelley B. Akers, 83, Westridge Road, Eubank, died Sunday, April 21, 2002, at the residence of her daughter, in Madeira, Ohio, near Cincinnati.

A native of Wallins, Ky., she was born Nov. 19, 1918, daughter of the late Zachary and Lavinia Brock Blanton. She was a homemaker, precious mother, and member of the Eubank Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children, Helen Wynne, Louisville, Elizabeth S. Walker, Madeira, Ohio, Arbidella Garner, Cincinnati, H. Chuck Akers, Eubank, and Joy McClain, Mars, Pa.; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and grand-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hiram Clinton Akers Sr., who died Sept. 4, 1996; her parents; a son, Hiram Clinton Akers Jr.; and brothers and sisters, Walter Blanton, Nathan Blanton, Jesse Blanton, James A. Blanton, Etta B. Johnson, John Blanton, Caleb Blanton and Ralph Blanton.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 26, at the chapel of Morris and Hislope Funeral Home, Science Hill, with Bro. Noel Dodson Officiating.

Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

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  • Created by: D. Singleton Shell
  • Added: 15 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45486935
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Shelley Blanton Akers (19 Nov 1918–21 Apr 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45486935, citing Lakeside Memorial Gardens, Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by D. Singleton Shell (contributor 46980863) .