Margaret Akers

June 18, 1924 - January 25, 2019

Margaret Blanche Leagan Akers, 94, of Radford, passed away Friday, January 25, 2019. She attended Bluefield College and retired from the Dublin Garment Factory. She was a member of New Hope Church of God and enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing and spending time with her family and church family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Maggie Leagan; husband, Howard Junior Akers; and son, Garland Akers.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Eddie King of Radford, and Elizabeth and Danny West of Riner; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Phyllis Akers of Blacksburg, Eddie and Earlene Akers of Riner, and Karen Akers of Radford; 14 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren; special friend, Pauline Duncan; and many other relatives and friends.
The family would like to thank New Century Hospice and her caregivers Donna May and Heather Stover for the loving care and support they gave to her.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 28, 2019 at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford with Pastor T. Michael Bond officiating. Interment will follow in the Hickman Cemetery in Pulaski County.
The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoon at the funeral home.
The Akers family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.