Rita Akers

Posted 11/10/20

Graveside services for Mrs. Rita Akers, age 82, were held 2 P.M., Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Leona Cemetery in Leona, Texas. Garry Dictson officiated the service.

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Rita Akers

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Graveside services for Mrs. Rita Akers, age 82, were held 2 P.M., Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Leona Cemetery in Leona, Texas. Garry Dictson officiated the service.

Martha Loreta “Rita” Akers was born July 22, 1938 in Wolfe City, Texas to parents, John & Addie (Fox) Leatherwood. She worked as a seamstress most of her life and was Baptist in faith. Rita passed away November 1, 2020 in Madisonville, Texas. She was preceded in death by both of her parents; son, Alan Dwayne Wilson; two brothers and one sister.

Surviving family members are husband, Lewis Akers; daughter, Sharon Dictson & husband, Gary; step-daughters, Allison Akers, Amanda Akers and Audrey Akers; brother, Howard Leatherwood; grandchildren, Mark Wilson, John Dictson and Jason Dictson and great-grandchildren, Emily, Ethan, Mila and Kyler.

Arrangements were under the direction of Madisonville Funeral Home, Madisonville, Texas.

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