Belva Helen Altizer (Nee Akers) was the daughter of Albert Stanley Akers & Sarah Myrtle Bond.Her husband was Hubert Brooks Altizer.Belva Helen Altizer was preceeded in death by her husband: Hubert Brooks Altizer, one son: Hubert Keith, one sister: Thelma Pearl Akers Elswick and 2 brothers: Albert Merle Akers and Latha Lawrence Akers.She is survived by one brother: Kyle Harold Akers (who is my grandfather), 3 sons: Johnny E. Altizer, Robert B. Altizer and James F. Altizer, and 2 daughters: Carl E. (Mary Sue) Newsome and Belva Janice Altizer Humphery. She also had 12 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
To answer your "Elswick" questions, The Elswick and Akers lines were mixed when Thelma Pearl Akers Elswick (my grandfathers sister) married into the Elswick family.
As far as Sarah and Albert being cousins, my grandfather may know, I'll have to ask him.But it would seem that this is most definitely related to my direct Akers lineage.The 1st and only I've found on this site thus far! ;]