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Myrtle Akers Wilson, 87

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Myrtle Akers Wilson, 87, of Wilmington, Del., died Monday, May 21, 2012, in the Parkview Nursing Home.

She was born in Wythe County on Oct. 7, 1924, to Roosevelt and Ruth Barnett Akers.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Carnie Wilson.

Survivors include her daughter, Connie Irene Gonzalez of Midland, Texas; son, Ronald David Wilson of Wilmington, Del.; sister, Barbara Arnold of Austinville; brother, Larry Ayers of Kentucky; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral was held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Ingo officiating. Burial followed in the Oakland Cemetery.

A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.