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Ishmeal Akers

August 6, 1932 August 9, 2019
Ishmeal Akers
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Ishmeal Akers age 87 of Grethel, Kentucky passed away from this life on Friday August 9th, 2019 at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville. Ishmeal was born on August 6th, 1932 in Floyd County a son to the late Bert Akers and Octavia Hall Akers. Ishmeal was a retired heavy equipment operator and a member of the UMWA and the Old Regular Baptist Faith.
Ishmeal is survived by his loving wife Verbal Howell Akers of Grethel and their three sons: Ricky Akers and his wife Breena, Kelly Akers (Ella) & Bradley Akers (Leslie) all of Grethel; five grandchildren: Kimbra Dawn Akers, Cody Shane Akers, Matthew Kelly Akers Justin Scott Akers (Katie) and Chad Risner; one great granddaughter: Chloe Risner; one brother: Michael Jay Akers of Grethel and one sister Avonell Bentley as well as a host of Nieces, Nephews, Family and Friends.
Along with his parents Ishmeal is preceded in death by three brothers: Arnold Akers, Charlie Akers, Anthony Akers; and two sisters: Wanda Belle Shepherd and Juanita Reynolds.

Time and Place of Services: Tuesday August 13th, 2019 at 12noon at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, Kentucky

Visitation: Beginning after 5pm Sunday and all day Monday at the funeral home with nightly services at 6:30pm

Officiating: Old Regular Baptist Ministers

Burial: Akers Family Cemetery, Grethel, Kentucky


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Visitation

Sunday

11

Aug

5:00 PM 8/11/2019 5:00:00 PM
Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home - Martin

7 Clinic Drive
Martin, KY 41649

Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home - Martin
7 Clinic Drive Martin 41649 KY
United States

Visitation

Monday

12

Aug

10:00 AM 8/12/2019 10:00:00 AM
Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home - Martin

7 Clinic Drive
Martin, KY 41649

Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home - Martin
7 Clinic Drive Martin 41649 KY
United States

Funeral

Tuesday

13

Aug

Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home - Martin

7 Clinic Drive
Martin, KY 41649

Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home - Martin
7 Clinic Drive Martin 41649 KY
United States
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