Jake Miles Akers Sr.
September 3, 1928 - August 1, 2019
Jake Miles Akers, Sr., 90, passed away
peacefully at his home on July 30, 2019.
He was born September 3, 1928 in
Roanoke, Va., to Howard and Bula
Waldon Akers. After graduation, he
joined the US Navy, where he served in World War
II, the Korean War and Vietnam, and retired after
30 years of service. He was a member of First Baptist
Church of Covington for 54 years, a member of
the Millington Masonic Lodge #671, and the Scottish
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Martha
Hardin Akers, and was predeceased by his children,
Tammy Akers Lawrence and William Wesley
The family received friends from 11 a.m. until a
service at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3. A Masonic
service followed the visitation, with interment in
Helen Crigger Cemetery in Munford.
The family requests that memorials be sent to
the Scottish Rite Torch.