Helen E. Akers

May 08, 1921 ‒ June 12, 2010

Tiro, Ohio

Helen E. Akers, 89, formerly of Sulphur Springs, entered eternal life with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Saturday, June 12, 2010 at Village Care Center in Galion.

Helen was born at home in Tiro, May 8, 1921 to the late Homer W. Willford and Eva Norris Willford. She married Charles Edward Akers upon his return from World War II and he preceded her in death.

She was a graduate of Tiro High School in 1939 and served as secretary of Tiro School for 10 years.

Serving as homemaker Helen, and her trust in God, raised four sons, of which she was very proud

She is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Daniel and Melissa Akers of Bucyrus and Michael Akers of Galion; three grandsons, Andrew of Galion, Alex and Aaron of Bucyrus along with several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Robert and Charles Akers; two sisters, Margaret Louise Willford, Pauline Kepler and one brother, Clifford Willford.

Private graveside services were held, Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at Oakland Cemetery in Tiro with Rev. Ralph Kusserow officiating.