Graveside services for Jessie O. Akers were held today (Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012) at 10 a.m. at Bistineau Cemetery in Heflin under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden. Officiating was Rev. John Lary. The family received friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
Jessie was born March 13, 1921 and entered into rest Sept. 19, 2012 in Farmville, Virginia.
Her husband, J.C. Akers, preceded her in death.
She is survived by her son, James C. Akers and wife, Sharon of Fork Union, Virginia; granddaughters, Melynda Ghuneim and Marcia Akers of Charlotte, North Carolina; and two great-granddaughters, Jillian Ghuneim and Jessica Ferguson.