Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

June 4, 2014

Rema Gaye Akers

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — Born January 18, 1931 at Dott, she was the daughter of the late Roy Lovell and Rema McComas Lovell.

She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She worked for North American Rockwell in Princeton for 16 years and Eckard Pharmacy in Princeton for 13 years.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one daughter, Kathy Akers; one brother, Darrell Lovell and two sisters, Joyce Bailey and Barbara Chess.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Dana Akers; one niece, Janet Newlin and husband Scott of Winchester, VA and two nephews, Randy Lovell of Arizona and Ricky Lovell of Atlanta, GA.

A committal service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 5, 2014 at the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with Scott Newlin, Eulogist. Private interment will follow at Monte Vista Park Cemetery in Bluefield.

Friends may visit from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 5 at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton. Online condolences may be sent to the family at