Nellie C. Akers
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Monday, March 14, 2022
Location: 3:35 a.m., at her home with her family at her side
 
 
Age: 93
Date of Birth: Tuesday, February 12, 1929
Birth place: Kentucky
 
 
Father: Robert Lawson  
Mother: Bertha ( Goddman ) Lawson  
Marital Status: Married
Resided in: Nellie had lived in the Monticello, Indiana, area most all her life.
Funeral Date: Friday, March 18, 2022
Funeral Location: 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 18, 2022, Celebration of Life Service will be here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Clergy: Rev. Jeff Tomson of the Guernsey Chruch of the Brethren Church of rural Monticello, Indiana, assisted Dana Hood of Monticello, Indiana.
Burial will take place: At the I.O.O.F. Riverview Cemetery in rural Monticello, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, March 17, 2022, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Nellie had lived in the Monticello, Indiana, area most all her life. She and George, met in Fowler and it was love at first site. Nellie was an amazing quilt maker. She was also an amazing wife, mom, grandma, great grandma, and great great grandma!!!! Nellie had a heart of gold and was very strict. She was a member of the Guernsey Church of the Brethren of rural Monticello, Indiana. Nellie was an amazing cook, enjoyed working on word search puzzles, jig-saw puzzles, and playing solitaire. She was an avid Indiana Pacers and Purdue University Basketball fan. Nellie loved sitting on the front porch swing watching her cardinals, waving at the kids across the street, giving all and everyone a hard time, and wasn’t bashful about speaking her mind (and yelling at the people that ran the stop sign)!!!!!
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to Family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or can be mailed to the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960
Marriage Information: On October 27, 1947, in Monticello, Indiana, she married George O. Akers; he survives. They had celebrated seventy - four and a half years of marriage.
Survivors include:
Husband,
George O. (Dye Lumber) Akers of Monticello, Indiana;

One (1) Daughter,
Jacquelin Thompson of Indianapolis, Indiana;

One (1) Son,
Wayne (wife Barb) Akers of Monticello, Indiana;

Seven (7) Grandchildren,
Aaron,
Michelle,
Scott,
Nichole,
Christina,
Jessica, and
Amanda,

Fourteen (14) Great Grandchildren,
Ashley,
Eric, Jr.,
Freedom,
MaKailia,
Harley,
Dominic,
Logan,
Luke,
Jade,
Kaitlyn,
Natalie,
Malynda,
Sydney,and
Daniell;

Three (3) Great Great Grandchildren,
Serenity,
Emmorie, and
Kaylee;

Four (4) Siblings,
Johnny (wife Shirley) Lawson of Berry, Kentucky,
Bee Rooker of Ohio,
Grady (wife Joan) Lawson of Cynthiana, Kentucky, and
Clarence (wife Sandy) Lawson of Leesburg, Kentucky;

One (1) Sister-In-Law,
Barbara Rayburn of Reynolds, Indiana;

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Great Great Nieces, Great Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.

Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Robert and Bertha (Goodman) Lawson;

One (1) Son,
Melvin P. Akers;

One (1) Granddaughter,
Georgianna Thompson;

One (1) Grandson,
Eric Akers, Sr.

Several Siblings.

Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 (574) 583-8488.