Nellie Mae Stoglin Akers

January 26, 1926December 17, 2013

Afton: Nellie Mae (Stoglin) Akers, 87, of Afton, died on Tuesday December 17, 2013 at home. Mrs. Akers was born on January 9, 1926 in Nashville, Tennessee and was a daughter of the late George W. and Jessie (Harris) Stoglin. Nellie was a devoted Baptist who loved painting, gardening and writing poetry. She also enjoyed watching the birds at her bird feeder. Nellie was an avid Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball fan. Nellie was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence k. Akers. She is survived by a son, Carrington R. Stevens; two daughters, Patricia S. Walden of Hampton, Rise L. Culotta of Hampton; a step-daughter, Sherri K. Akers of Lightfoot; a sister, Paula Hudgins of York County; nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Akers was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas F. Stevens Jr., Mark A. Stevens; one brother, and two sisters. A celebration of life service will be held on Friday December 20, 2013 at 2 PM at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes with Pastor John P. Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The V Foundation by visiting Those wishing may share a memory or an online condolence by visiting Arrangements entrusted to the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.


  • Celebration of Life Friday, December 20, 2013

Nellie Mae Stoglin Akers

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January 16, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.


December 20, 2013

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. May you find hope and comfort in God's Word, the Bible.

Amy Whitehead

December 20, 2013