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Alma Akers

Alma Linton Akers

Friday, May 12th, 1933 - Monday, June 8th, 2020
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Obituary

Alma L. Akers, 87, of Manassas, VA, passed away peacefully on June 8, 2020, at Novant Prince William Hospital. She was born May 12, 1933, in Paint Bank, VA, and was the daughter of the late Vernon G. and Fleda Vaught Linton.

On October 11, 1952, she married Raymond H. Akers, who preceded her in death in 2008. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Hazel Hinton, and brother, Curtis R. Linton.

Alma was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening, cooking, and word search puzzles. She was a member of Manassas Church of the Brethren where she spent many happy years working in the church nursery. Her grandchildren brought her great joy and lovingly nicknamed her “Granda”.

She is survived by her son, Gilmer Akers and wife, Anita, of Manassas, VA, and daughter, Gladys Remnant and husband, Don, of Bridgewater, VA; four grandchildren, Christopher Akers of Orlando, FL, Aaron Akers of Chicago, IL, Kyle Remnant and wife, Kaity, of Bridgewater, VA, and Kelly Frye and husband, Andrew, of McKinney, TX; and one great-grandson, Samuel Frye. In addition, she is survived by her sisters Allene Baker, Shirley Nida (Johnny) and Donna Clarkson (Roger).

A private funeral will be held at Baker-Post Funeral Home in Manassas at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, June 15 in Manassas with Pastor Mandy North officiating. Friends may view the service online at the Baker-Post website following the service. Burial will be at Sudley United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Manassas Church of the Brethren, 10047 Nokesville Rd, Manassas, VA 20110

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.bakerpostfh.com.
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    Sudley UMC Cemetery
    Sudley Springs, VA
Private

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Nancy Lewis

Posted at 08:01pm
Sending you caring thoughts and prayers . I will miss my conversations with Alma. Nancy Wickline Lewis
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Maryjane Pumphrey

Posted at 07:03pm
Alma was a treasured friend. I so enjoyed my visits where we would share stories of siblings, grandchildren, other family members, church friends and flowers. She was a great listener and appreciated the good in people. Alma had a giving heart. I will miss her more than words can tell. The heavens have received another angel. Good bye, dear friend. Love, Mary Jane
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Michele Hinton-Hoel

Posted at 10:50am
To my cousins, aunts, and family,

Alma reminded me of my mom. She had such a kind heart. She will be missed.

Love always,

Michele and son Joshua (Va Beach)
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Elizabeth & Elijah Phelan

Posted at 06:53pm
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Kelly Frye

Posted at 02:15pm
My favorite memories of Granda as a kid were riding in her red wagon, eating ice cream, and drinking her homemade grape juice. As I got older, I enjoyed talking on the phone with her, going to Aldi grocery store with her, and learning from her how to be a good parent. Love you forever Granda!
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