Whitesburg KY

Wanda Akemon succumbs at 76

Wanda Carolyn Miller Halcomb Akemon, 76, died April 21 at her home at Big Branch.

A daughter of the late Dixon and Lovell Combs Miller, she was the mother of the late Glenna Halcomb, and was also preceded in death by two grandchildren.

Surviving are her husband Wayne Akemon; five children, Gregory Halcomb of Linefork, Vickey Halcomb of Flintfield, and Gloria Akemon, Vadis Akemon, and Valerie Sturgill, all of Big Branch; two brothers, Donald Miller of Big Branch, and Marvin Miller of Ingram’s Creek; a sister, Dorothy Cornett of Ingram’s Creek; 14 grandchildren, a number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Akemon were held April 24 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Cornett Cemetery at Big Branch.

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