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

Rite Torch.

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.

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