Akers, Bonnie Dolinger

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Bonnie D. Akers, age 74, died at Chippenham Hospital in Richmond, Virginia on Monday, November 8, 2021. Bonnie was born on May 2,1947, at Mountain Lake Hotel in Giles County, VA to the late Robert and Josephine Dolinger.

Bonnie retired from Virginia Tech after 40 years.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, William Bentley Akers; her nephew, Steve Meredith; and two brothers, Avery Dolinger and Rob Dolinger.

She is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Robert Auvil, Bill and Debbie Akers, Johnny and Lily; daughters and son-in-laws, Amber and Lee and Cindy and Floyd. Bonnie was also blessed with 11 grandchildren, Amanda, Jessie, Kali, Beth, Ashley, April, Harley, Kennedi, Liam, Margaret and Jordan; 18 great-grandchildren; sister, Lena Meredith-Hites; brother, Clate Dolinger.

A memorial service will be held on Monday November 15, 2021, at McCoy Funeral Home in Blacksburg Virginia at 5:00 pm.