Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

January 25, 2014

Winford Eugene “Gene” Akers

PRINCETON — Winford Eugene “Gene” Akers, 88, of 4885 Clover Dew Dairy Road in Princeton died Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at his residence. Born October 13, 1925 in York, KY he was the son of the late John Tyler Akers and Nellie Thompson Akers.

Gene was a retired construction worker and a U.S. Navy veteran. He attended Fairview Community Christian Church in Princeton.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Helen “Ginger” Nestor Akers; and one brother, Seibert Akers.

Survivors include one sister, Velma Charlene Hight of Sarasota, FL; sister-in-law, Irene Nestor of Princeton; and special friend, Shirley White of Princeton.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 PM, Sunday, January 26, 2014 at the George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Larry Dyer officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2:00 PM until the service hour on Sunday. Interment will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Monday, January 27, 2014 at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton. Serving as pallbearers will be Rodney Nestor, Daniel Nestor, Denny Nestor, Renn Carr, John Danieley, and David Wirt. Those attending the graveside service on Monday are asked to meet at Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton by 10:30 AM.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairview Community Christian Church Food Pantry, 120 Black Oak Rd., Princeton, WV 24740.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.seaverfuneralservice.com.

Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton is serving the Akers family.

1
Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • Dorothy Mae Smith Hoge Dorothy Mae Smith Hoge

    BLUEFIELD — Dorothy Mae Smith Hoge. The angels came on the evening of Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. and took Dorothy home to be with her Lord and family.

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • Charles Ray Ellison Sr.

    PRINCETON — Charles Ray Ellison, Sr., 72, of the Courthouse Road, Princeton, died late Sunday night, July 27, 2014 at his residence.

    July 29, 2014

  • Wallace Gray “P.I.” Yates

    NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Wallace Gray “P.I.” Yates, age 93 of North Tazewell, VA passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 at his daughter's home.

    July 29, 2014

  • Earl McDonald Stillwell Earl McDonald Stillwell

    BLUEFIELD — Earl McDonald Stillwell, 85 of Penmar Ave., Bluefield, West Virginia went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Aubrey Bazel Lawson

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — Aubrey Bazel Lawson, 96 of Bluefield, VA passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

    July 29, 2014

  • John L. Belcher

    FRANKLIN, Va. — John Lundy Belcher, 78, passed away July 27, 2014 at his home.

    July 29, 2014

  • James Gianato James Gianato

    KIMBALL — James Gianato, age 87, of Kimball, WV, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center after a short Illness.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Elizabeth Pearl Baldwin Elizabeth Pearl Baldwin

    LERONA — On July 25, 2014, Elizabeth Pearl Baldwin, 84, was called home to be with Jesus and reunite with her precious Ronald.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Douglas W. Jenkins Douglas W. Jenkins

    PRINCETON — Douglas W. Jenkins, 90, of Princeton formerly of Lashmeet died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Princeton Health Care Center.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • James “Jake” Jackson Jr. James “Jake” Jackson Jr.

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — James “Jake” Jackson, Jr. age 65 of the Mudfork community in Bluefield, VA went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 25, 2014.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo