Akers, Ann Higginbotham

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Ann H. Akers, 54, of Dublin, VA went to be with the Lord on December 2, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was a member of the Dublin United Methodist Church. Ann was a registered nurse for 29 years at St. Albans Carilion in Radford.

She was born in Richlands, VA on April 8, 1960. Ann’s parents Joseph M. and Dorothy Higginbotham, as well as her brother Joseph William Higginbotham precede her in death.

Survivors include her husband Freddie Akers, son Jonathan Akers, and daughter LeeAnna Akers all of Dublin.

Service will be held at Mullins Funeral Home on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 11:00 am with visitation one hour before the service.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be sent to the UVA Neuro – Oncology Brain Tumor Research Fund at UVA Health System, Hospital West Room 6228, Charlottesville, VA 22908. The family would like to thank the Neurological Unit of UVA, Charlottesville, the New River Valley Cancer Care Center, and Southern Care Hospice for their care during Ann’s battle.

The Akers family is in care of Mullins Funeral Home. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com

“Her children arise and call her blessed;
her husband also, and he praises her:
“Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.”
Proverbs 31: 28-29