AKERS, THE REVEREND JOHN SHELLEY III, after a lifetime of serving God, joined his heavenly Father on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at approximately 1 p.m.
Rev. Akers was born on November 11, 1932, in Lexington, KY.
His life will celebrated at a place he dearly loved, The Canterbury School, 5400 Old Lake Jeanette Road, Greensboro, NC 27455 at 2 p.m. on Saturday. A reception will follow the service and the family will receive friends.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Canterbury School, or to Wellspring Retirement Community Benevolence Fund. A more detailed obituary may be found at www.haneslineberryfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Apr. 22, 2014