Mr. Carman Akers, age 79, of McCaysville, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020, at his home. Mr. Akers was born July 1, 1940, in Pikeville, KY, to the late Sam Akers and the late Frances Compton Akers. Carman was of the Baptist faith, and enjoyed flower gardening and watching westerns. He was preceded in death by his father, Sam Akers, and mother, Frances Compton Akers.
Survivors include his wife, JoAnn Newton Akers, sisters, Betty Caldwell and Margaret Lewis.
Funeral services: Monday, June 1, 2020, at 2:00 pm at the Finch-Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Lamb officiating. Music provided by Chris Wade. Interment will follow in Welcome Hill #2 Cemetery. Pallbearers: Tom Wade, Chris Wade, Mark Wade, Danny Newton, and Steve Watkins.
The family will receive friends at the Finch-Cochran Funeral Home of McCaysville, Sunday, May 31, 2020, from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.
Due to the continuing concern of the COVID-19 Virus, we can only allow 25 people at a time, using safe distance, in the viewing room.
Arrangements entrusted to the Finch-Cochran Funeral Home of McCaysville, GA. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.