Alexander Merle Akers, 58, of Christiansburg, went to be with the Lord on the evening of July 17, 2021,
after a lengthy battle with various illnesses.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William (Bill) Akers and Mary Stump Akers, and his brothers,
Bobby Lee Akers and Steve Akers.
He is survived by his wife, Rhonda S. Akers; his sons and daughters-in-law Alexander (AJ) Akers, Jr.,
and Emma Akers, William (Willie) Akers and Brandi Dennis, and Michael Songer; his daughters and
son-in-law, Crystal Heslep and Gary Heslep, and Pamela Songer; his four grandchildren Chelsie Chrisley,
Aliyah Dennis, Henry Akers, and Charlotte Akers; his three sisters and brothers-in-law, Rosemary and
Paul Rutherford, Wesley and Larry Needham, and Sally and John Smith; his brother and sister-in-law,
Billy Joe and Joyce Akers; as well as many nieces and nephews.
The family received visitors on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Ellett Valley Pentecostal Holiness Church. The
family has asked that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Ellett Valley Pentecostal Holiness Church.