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Leatress Joy Akers

Leatress Joy Akers


Joy Akers, 78, of Ashland, Kentucky passed away February 15, 2016 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.

Mrs. Akers was born March 3, 1937 in Magoffin County, Kentucky a daughter of the late John and Mary Puckett Bailey.

Joy loved her children and family unconditionally

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Eldid Akers

1 son Tommy Akers

1 brother Byron Jr. Bailey

3 sisters

Offie Litteral

Rebecca Blevins

Virgie Marshall

She is survived by

Six Sons

James Akers of Ashland

Danny and Jennie Akers of Wooster, Ohio

Joe and Thelma Akers of Ashland

Tony and Kathy Akers of Greenup, Kentucky

Richard and Charlotte Akers of Ashland

Terry and Lorie Akers of Ashland

Two Daughters

Brenda and Tad Johns of Mt. Vernon, Ohio

Tonya and Kenny Clark of Ashland, Kentucky

Two Brothers

Charles and Louise Bailey of Salyersville, Kentucky

Bill Bailey of Ashland, Kentucky

One Sister

Dora and Edgar McCarty of Florida

17 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and a slew of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 pm February 18, 2016 at South Side Church of The Nazarene in Catlettsburg, Kentucky by Pastor Jim Webster. Burial will be in Caroline Cemetery in Raceland, Kentucky.

Visitation will be from 11:00 am until funeral time on Thursday.

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