Obituary for Lula Mae Shelton Akers Turpin

Lula Mae Shelton Akers Turpin age 83, of Peterstown, WV and formerly Dublin passed away November 3, 2018 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Born October 6, 1935 in Carroll County, she is the daughter of the late Victor Shelton and Blanche East Shelton. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, James Roy Akers and second husband, Erby Turpin & daughter, Lois Patricia Kress and brother, J. C. Shelton.



Debbie Bokish & husband, Daniel – Bluefield, VA

James Ronald (Sharon) Akers – Peterstown, WV

Donald E. Akers – Dublin

Four Grandchildren & 10 Great Grandchildren


Shelby (Joe) Cristillo – Crystal River-FL

Funeral services will be held Thursday, 2:00 p.m., November 8, 2018 at Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski with Rev. J.B. Shelton officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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