Estelle Gordon Akers (1921 - 2018)


Estelle Gordon Akers, 96, of Galax, died Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at his home.
He was born on Sept. 21, 1921, to Gems and Nancy Ann Jane Guynn Akers.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Mae Bullins Akers.
Survivors include his daughters and son-in-law, Joyce Isom and Nancy Akers, both of Galax and Wanda and Paul Jones of Winston-Salem, N.C.; sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Carolyn Akers and Roger Akers, all of Galax and Danny and Chandra Akers of Pilot, N.C.; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral was held Friday, June 1, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Rodney Christman officiating. Burial followed in the Galax City Cemetery.
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Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home is serving the family.
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Galax, VA 24333
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Published in Galax Gazette from June 6 to June 7, 2018