Mrs. Akers attended The Bridge Church in Matoaka. She loved spending time with her grandchildren. She collected wind chimes.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Akers; one daughter, Sherry Akers; one brother, Robert Hartwell; and one sister, Mary Gross.
Survivors include four children, Tina Akers and companion Reggie of Lake Bottom, Sandra Rye and husband Jake of Hiawatha, Patrick Akers of Hiawatha and Kayla Akers and companion Eric of Princeton; five siblings, Helen Jones, Linda Pennington, Larry Hartwell, Janet Bowling and Wanda Hatfield; and nine grandchildren.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 30, 2021 at the Hiawatha Gospel Mission in Hiawatha with Rev. Tom Carpenter officiating. Interment will be at the Hiawatha Community Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home.
Arrangements by Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.bailey-kirk.com.