Sutphin, Doris Akers

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Doris Akers Sutphin, 88 of Christiansburg, passed away on June 12, 2022. She retired from VPI. Doris was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Leroy and Alfreda Bower Akers; and brothers, Jimmy Michael Akers and Richard Lee Akers.

She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Dan Sutphin; daughter, Tracy Shepherd and husband, Dean; grandchildren, Zach Shepherd and wife, Amber, and Dylan Shepherd; sister, Jean Sires; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Visitation is Thursday, June 16, 2022, from 4-5 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home, with a Memorial Service to follow at 5 p.m. in the Chapel.