Marlyn Jean "Jeanne" (Robbins) Akers
1928 - 2020
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Marlyn Jean "Jeanne" (Robbins) Akers, age 91 of rural Pine Village, IN passed away at 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Franciscan Health East in Lafayette.

Jeanne was born in Lexington, IN on October 7, 1928. She was the daughter of Floyd Robbins and Lura (McHenry) Robbins. Jeanne was a 1946 graduate of Lexington High School. She graduated from Purdue University in 1950 with a degree in pharmacy. Jeanne married Robert Melvin Akers on October 23, 1955 in Lexington, IN. He preceded her in death on February 2, 2020.

Jeanne worked as a registered pharmacist for the entirety of her life. She worked at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, IN and later a pharmacy in Madison, IN. After moving to Pine Village in 1955, she worked at several pharmacies in the local area.

Jeanne was a dedicated member of the Pine Village United Methodist Church, serving in various roles. She served as the treasurer and enjoyed singing in the choir. Jeanne was a part of the Reach to Recovery program, a member of the Pine Village United Methodist Women's Club, and a member of the art club. She enjoyed gardening, knitting, crocheting, cross-stitching, doing word puzzles, and reading. Jeanne loved animals and spending time with her family.

Surviving are,
Children, Robin E. Akers of Forest Park, IL and Dwain R. (Diana) Akers of Otterbein, IN;
Grandchildren, Chelsea R. (Joel) Fulkerson of Attica, IN, Hannah L. Akers of Indianapolis, IN, and Morgan A. (Brandon) Ruemler of Attica, IN;
Great-grandsons, Kade Fulkerson, Jase Fulkerson, Brecken Fulkerson, and Boston Ruemler;
3 nephews and 2 nieces;
Several great-nephews and nieces

Jeanne was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Robert.

Private family services will be held at the Pine Village United Methodist Church with Rev. Robert A. Robbins officiating. A memorial service will be held at the church at a later date due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Interment will be at Mound Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Pine Village United Methodist Church or the Warren County Community Foundation Robert and Jeanne Akers Designated Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.gradyfuneralhome.com.

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Published in Review Republican from Apr. 17 to May 5, 2020.
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April 20, 2020
Sorry to read of Jeanne's passing. Enjoyed her
Sweetness as we dealt with her years ago at the Otterbein Pharmacy. May your cherished memories
Comfort In the difficult times and allow her to
Remain with you always. RIP, Jeanne
Martin & Deb Musser
April 18, 2020
Dear Robin, Dwain and Family,
I am so saddened to learn of your mom's passing. She was such a kind, caring and delightful person. Both your mom and dad will always have a special place in my heart as I think of them sitting in that same church pew every Sunday at PVUMC. My condolences and prayers are with you.
Ed Royal
April 17, 2020
Robin and Dwain, We were sorry to read of your Mom's death. I've always thought the world of both your Mom and Dad. They knew my parents when they all attended the PV Methodist Church together, many years ago. They told me so many stories of my folks that I had never heard before. Your Mom and Dad were two of the finest people in Warren County. I always enjoyed hearing all about your Dad's arrowheads at his talks for the kids at PV School. And your Mom was always so knowledgeable about my pharmacy questions. They both have earned their spots in Heaven.
Connie & Larry Shafer
April 17, 2020
Dear Robin, Your Mom was always so sweet & kind! She helped Granny at the pharmacy when I would take her to run errands. Your family are all great people. Your Mom & Dad will be missed by many. Thoughts & prayers your way. Wanda
Wanda Lyons
April 17, 2020
Robin, Dwain & Family, So sorry for the loss of your Mother. Treasure your memories. Wanda Martin
Wanda Martin
April 17, 2020























So sorry for your lost, your mother
was a wonderful person.
Carol Lemming
April 17, 2020
Robin and Dwaine and family, Your mother was a very sweet lady. She was my Sunday school teacher and had her for vacation bible school. I also got to sing in the choir with her and your dad growing up. My deepest sympathy and prayers for you both.Sincerely, Gayle Neal Biggs
Gayle Biggs
April 17, 2020
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April 17, 2020
We will continue to pray for you and your family at this difficult time.
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April 17, 2020
Our sincere sympathies and prayers.
John and Deb Dillman
April 16, 2020
So sorry for your loss, thinking of your family at this time. Ronda Snider
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