Obituary for Linda Martin Akers

bower funeral homeLinda Martin Akers, age 74 of Draper passed away peacefully at her home on May, 23 2023. She was born in Pulaski County on May 3, 1949. She was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Frances Spencer Martin. She was preceded in death by her Husband, Bruce Ed Akers in 2016, son, Mark Akers and granddaughter, Sierra Akers.

Both Bruce and Linda worked many years at Jefferson Mills.

Mrs. Akers is survived by


Dakota Akers (Pulaski)


Brother and Sister-In-Law

Glenn and Martha Martin (Pulaski)



Dorothy McFall (Mt Airy, NC)


Lifelong Best Friend

Janice Mitchell Long (Pulaski)


Many nieces and nephews are left to cherish her memory as well.


The family would like to thank Maggie Dalton and Trea Phillpott for the care they provided Mrs. Akers during her final days. Thanks to Medi Home Hospice for all they did to help Mrs. Akers and her family.

Memorial services will be held  Friday, June 16, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at the SWVA Veterans Cemetery, Dublin for Bruce and Linda, per her wishes, to honor his service time in the U.S. Army. To sign the online guestbook, visit

Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.