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Beatrice Akers

Feb 4, 1916 - Sep 25, 2012

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We have loved Bea since we were toddlers visiting her with Mrs. Adkins in Danville. Bea's life was exemplary of kindness to others. Our recent visits to see her were very special. Her memories will always bring joy to those who knew her. Her life defines success in life on this earth - to always be in our hearts this way.

We have loved Bea since we were toddlers visiting Mrs. Adkins in Danville. We celebrate her life, always the example of kindness to others. Our recent visits were very special. Her memories will always still, bring joy. To be remembered this way defines a successful life.

It was a pleasure to visit with Beatrice over the years. We will miss those times together. It is a comfort to know Beatrice is no longer in pain and she is now enjoying the beauty of Heaven.

A wonderful, loving, thoughtful cousin who will be missed by me and all of her other cousins on the Adkins side of the family. She was on this earth a long time and spread goodwill and cheer to everyone. From all the Adkins, Youngs, Pritchards, and other cousins come prayers and eternally pleasant thoughts about Bea. We will never forget her. Lee Young

Bea meant a lot to the WIlliam T. Adkins family in Danville, VA. For many years, she lived with our Grandmother (her aunt), Lula Belcher Adkins. Lula was a widow and Bea was her companion and later her caregiver. We all loved her dearly. My family lived in Roanoke, but we made frequent visits to Danville and I have wonderful memories of Bea cooking and doing needlework with Gran Gran. She was so kind,gentle, and unassuming, and she always made time to spend with us "kids". I...

Bea. I remember when you used to visit my house
When I was little. Harold Bowling, Elanors son.
(Hurt , Va.)

Beatrice you will be missed,and I will alway remember what a wonderful person you have always been.

We will miss you, Aunt Bea! We love her but know she is with her loved ones in heaven. She was a special lady whom we will never forget.


Beatrice's Obituaries

Beatrice Akers, age 96 of Boones Mill and formerly of Danville died Tuesday, September 25, 2012. She was born February 4, 1916 a daughter of the late Peter and Sally Belcher Akers and was also preceded in death by her sisters, Eleanor Bowling, Thelma Montgomery and Ruby Prillaman; and brothers,...

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