Akers, Sylvia Snyder

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Sylvia Snyder Akers, 84, of Roanoke, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman Raymond Akers Sr.; two brothers and six sisters.

She is survived by her sons, Raymond Akers and John Akers; and a daughter, Rhonda East, all of Shawsville; grandchildren, Andrea Akers of Shawsville, Amanda and Raymond Rakes of Elliston, Kristin Akers, Cody East, Kara East, all of Shawsville; and great-grandchildren, Marissa Shires, Cali East, Levi East, and Kylor Taylor.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, February 3, 2012, at Horne Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will follow at 11 a.m. in the Horne Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Wayne Powell officiating. Interment will follow in the Akers Family Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the staff on 3 West at Richfield Retirement Community for their dedication and care given to our mother.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Sylvia’s name to your local SPCA.

Online condolences may be left by visiting www.hornefuneralservice.com.