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In Memory of

Nora Sue Akers

February 3, 1923 - May 16, 2017

Obituary


Nora Sue Akers, 94, of Tucson, AZ, passed away May 16, 2017. She was born in Bluefield, WV into a family of musicians later known as the Harrison Strings. Wife of the late John B. Akers Jr. and mother of the Late John B. Akers III, She resided many years in Baltimore and worked as a secretary for Johns Hopkins Hospital. Nora was a member of many organizations including Fraternal Order of the Eastern Star and the Western Music Association and Volunteered for many charitable organizations. She is preceded in death by her siblings and...

Nora Sue Akers, 94, of Tucson, AZ, passed away May 16, 2017. She was born in Bluefield, WV into a family of musicians later known as the Harrison Strings. Wife of the late John B. Akers Jr. and mother of the Late John B. Akers III, She resided many years in Baltimore and worked as a secretary for Johns Hopkins Hospital. Nora was a member of many organizations including Fraternal Order of the Eastern Star and the Western Music Association and Volunteered for many charitable organizations. She is preceded in death by her siblings and survived by her nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, May 19th at the Ocotillo House 5232 E. 18th Street Tucson, AZ 85711. A private interment will take place in Bluefield, WV. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the New Testament Baptist Church in Tucson. Arrangements under the direction of East Lawn Palms Mortuary, Tucson, AZ.