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Donevia Myers Akers

Died: Sun., Jan. 9, 2011

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Donevia Myers Akers, 86, of Boomer, died January 9, 2011, in Montgomery Elderly Care after an extended illness.
Born on December 23, 1924, in Reamer, WV, she was the daughter of the late Frank Roy Myers and Gertrude Roush Myers. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Albert Akers; brothers, Delbert, Corwin, James, Guy and William Myers; sisters, Jeanette Lucas and Mildred Harrah, and daughter-in-law, Vickie Akers.
She was a member of the Bell Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Dixie, a retired employee of Sears Roebuck and Company Catalog Store of Montgomery, and a veteran of the United States Coast Guard, having served in World War II.
Survivors include her daughter Carol (Danny) Davis of Belle; son, Wiley L. Akers of Charlton Heights; grandchildren, Ami (Derek) Palmer of Clendenin, Travis (Apple) Davis of Martinsburg, Chynna Akers of Charlton Heights, Lesley (Shawne) Monk of Pinch; great-grandchildren, Delaney and Amaira Palmer and Chloe and Camryn Monk; brother, Lester (Naomi) Myers of Oak Hill; sisters, Betty (Frank) Henson of Fayetteville, Gloria Jean Jordan (L.T.) of Fayetteville, Flavia Cole of Jefferson, OH; special niece, Debbie Akers of Seattle, WA, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 13, 2011, from 6 to 7:30 pm with the funeral service at 7:30 pm at the Bell Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Dixie, with Reverend Shane Wynn and Reverend Fred Christian officiating. A graveside service will be held at 10 am on Friday, January 14, 2011, at Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, Glasgow. Graveside Military rites will be conducted by the Ansted VFW Post 7695.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Montgomery Elderly Care for their care and compassion.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com.
Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge, is honored to be serving the Akers family.

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