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PELL CITY- Funeral services for Emmitt Earney Akers, 86, were held Saturday, August 11 at 12:30 p.m. at Kilgroe Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed in Highland Memorial Gardens, Bessemer. He passed away August 4, 2012. Mr. Akers retired from the US Postal Service after 40 years in 1984 as an Electronic Technician. He served in the Army-Air Force in the 363rd Air Service Group APO 244 as a cook, mail clerk, and marksman rifle. He received Asiatic Pacific Campaign Ribbon, the good conduct medal, the victory ribbon, and 2 overseas service bars. He is survived by his wife, Marguerite Cobb Akers; 2 daughters, Suzanne Morris (Edwin) VanDall and Joyce (Johnny) Hamilton; 5 grandchildren, Amy L. White, John E. Hamilton, Mathew S. Hamilton, Jessica Morris Hill, and Catrina A. Morris; 8 great grandchildren. Donations may be made to the COPD Research at UAB Hospital. Condolences may be offered online at www.kilgroefh.com Kilgroe Funeral Home, Pell City directed.
Published in St. Clair Times on Aug. 16, 2012
Arrangements under the direction of:
Kilgroe Funeral Home
2219 - 2nd Ave North | Pell City, AL 351251705 | (205) 338-3341
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