Obituary for Violet Madeline Snavely Akers

Violet Madeline Snavely Akers, age 88 of Dublin passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at her home.

Born May 10, 1929 in Wythe County she was the daughter of the late Clyde Howard Snavely, Sr. & Beulah Delorice Chrisley Snavely. Her sister, Virginia Snavely Hodge also preceded her in death.

She attended Crosswalk Church in Wytheville. She was a bookkeeper for 45 years at Jack Akers Garage, Dublin.

She is survived by her 

Husband of 70 years       Jack “Smiling Jack” Akers – Dublin

Sons                                      Roger (Mary) Akers – Dublin

Michael “Wimpy” (Charlene) Akers – Dublin

Granddaughter                 Tessa (Justin) Atkins – Dublin

Grandson                            Ryan (Tamara) Akers – Dublin

Great Grandson               Jackson Akers – Dublin

Brother                                Clyde (Jeanette) Snavely, Jr. – Roanoke

Several nieces, nephews and special friends 

Dog                                        Jackie

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM – Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Pastors Robbie Patton and Larry Meadors officiating. Entombment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Dublin.

The family will receive friends Friday evening between 5:00-7:00 PM at the Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Thank you to Dr. Osemobor, Advanced Health Services and Medi-Home Health & Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in her memory be made to the church, organization or charity of your choosing.

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