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Friday, September 24th, 2010
Corabelle "Corky" Akens, 83, Celina, and formerly of Greenville, died at 12:55 a.m. Sept. 23, 2010, at the Van Wert Hospice and Patient Center in Van Wert.
She was born Dec. 12, 1926, in Greenville to Hebert and Cloda Burkett Royer.
Surviving are three sons, William Conn, Florida, Kem Akens, Virginia, and Kevin Akens, Virginia; a daughter, Tammy Bender, Florida; two sisters, Annamae Fair, South Dakota, and Pauline McClurg, South Bend, Ind.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Morris Royer and Myron Royer.
She worked at the board of education in Dayton and the courthouse in Greenville. She was a member of the American Legion Post 210 Ladies Auxiliary and the Moose Lodge 1473 in Celina.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial is at Oak Grove Cemetery in Fort Jefferson.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to the Van Wert Hospice and Patient Center or American Cancer Association.
Condolences can be left at www.zecharbailey.com.
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