Akers, Ruth Ann

Ruth Ann Akers, 75, of Radford, VA, began her journey to be with our Lord at 9:50 pm on Friday, August 16, 2019. Ruth was born to Don and Aletha Akers on October 3, 1943.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Dwaine Webb. Other survivors include three grandchildren, Marcus Baker, Gabriel Webb, and Gillian Webb; her special friend, Beth Stump; her ex-husband and friend, Larry Dobbins; her four brothers, Kenneth Akers, Gene Akers (and wife Thelma), Leon Akers (and wife Virgie), and Larry Akers (and wife Sharon); her sister Maybelline Holcomb; and multiple nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Horne Funeral Home in Christiansburg, VA. Visitation with family will be on Monday, August 19, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Service will follow in the chapel of Horne Funeral Home with Pastor Frank Peters officiating. Private burial will follow on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Duncan Cemetery, 930 White Rock Rd. Floyd, VA. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to be made to American Cancer Society.