Doris J. “Sissy” Akers, age 61 of Baltimore, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at her residence. She was born on August 2, 1949.
She is survived by her mother, Tessie Mae Akers of Lancaster; fiancé, John Conway of Baltimore; brothers, Bud J. (Cheryle) Akers, III of Lancaster, Marshall Ray (Johnnie) Akers of Circleville, and Noah (Sue) Akers of Lancaster; aunts; uncles; four nieces; seven nephews; many great nieces and nephews; and special friends, Jim and Regina Lang of Baltimore, and Barb Rutter of Texas. A special thank you to Dr. Brian Varney, nurses, aids, and Pastor Melvin Truex.
She was preceded in death by her father, Bud Akers, Jr.; brother, Richard Curtis Akers; grandparents, Bud and Stella Akers and Noah and Maggie McCoy.
Funeral service will be held Friday, December 3, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. in the Frank E. Smith Funeral Home Chapel, 405 N. Columbus St., Lancaster, with Pastor Melvin Truex officiating. Burial to follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens. Friends may visit Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.