Almon Akers obit Aug 13, 1884 , The Gurney Dailey Wheq
The death of Almon Akers, one of the oldest citizens of this county, occurred last night at 8:00, at the residence of his son-in-law, II C. Nichols. His death was rather sudden, but not wholely unexpected, as he had been in quite feeble health for the past year. He leaves surviving him his wife, 2 daughters; Mrs. P. C. Nichols of this city, & Mrs. P. J. Cox of Nashville, TN, & 2 sons, J. W. Akers of Kansas City, & W. W. Akers. Funeral services from the residence this afternoon at 5:00. The burial will take place tomorrow morning at Columbus at 11:00.