Aker, Patricia Board

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aker_patricia_board.jpgPatricia Ann Board Aker, 67, of Max Meadows, Va., passed away at her home Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019 surrounded by her family. Born Dec. 24, 1951, in Christiansburg, Va., Patricia was a daughter of Dewey Layne Board and the late Mildred Thompson Board.

She was a 1976 graduate of Radford University, with a bachelor of arts degree. Patricia taught school in both Carroll and Wythe counties. She also taught piano lessons for many years.

Patricia was a medical transcriptionist for 20 years and was a devoted member of St. Paul Pentecostal Holiness Church, where she worked effortlessly in the music department and Morsels of Mercy Food Bank.

Patricia was preceded in death by her mother, Mildred Thompson Board, and brother, Freddie Board. Those left to cherish her memory are her soul mate of 47 years, Elmo Randell Aker; sons, Randy Aker of Ft. Chiswell, Va., and Brad and Trish (Prissy) Aker of Austinville, Va.; father, Dewey Layne Board of Christiansburg, Va.; brothers, the Rev. Stephen Board of Christiansburg, Va., Donnie and Cindy Board of Radford, Va.; sisters, Rebecca Board Underwood of Christiansburg, Va., Donna and Kevin McGrady of Christiansburg, Va., and several dearly loved nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at St. Paul Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Stephen Board and the Rev. J.C. McPeak officiating. Interment follows at West End Cemetery.

The family is receiving friends 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the church. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.highlandfuneralservice.com.

Barnett Funeral Home, Wytheville, Va., is serving the Aker family.