LAWRENCEVILLE, Illinois — Eloise I. Akers, 87, Lawrenceville, died Saturday, May 1, 2021.

She was a homemaker and member of the Island Free Methodist Church.

Survivors include one son, Jimmie Akers; one daughter, Judy Clark; one brother, Jack Judy; eight grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. CDT on Saturday at the Emmons-Macey and Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville and can be viewed on the Emmons-Macey and Steffey Funeral Home Facebook page. Burial will be in the Crest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. CDT on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Island Food Pantry.

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