Originally created 09/21/00

Mrs. Eileen Akers



NORTH AUGUSTA - Mrs. Eileen Pressley Akers, 76, of Corley Road, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 7:30 p.m. today at Hatcher Funeral Home, Langley, with the Rev. Frank Barker officiating. A private burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Chester.

Mrs. Akers, a native of Chester, had retired as an accountant and was a member of First Baptist Church, Chester.

Survivors include her husband, Robert G. Akers Jr.; a son, Robert G. Akers III, Acworth, Ga.; a daughter, Evelyn Akers Hammett, Graniteville; three brothers, Lytle Pressley, Lexington, John Pressley, Fountain Inn, and Ross Pressley, Rock Hill; and seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Area III Memorial Scholarship, P.O. Box 1800, Langley, SC 29834.

Friends may call at the residence of Evelyn Hammett, 1516 Brookstone Drive, Graniteville.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 21, 2000