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Carolyn Walker Akers

February 13, 1939 — August 17, 2022

   Carolyn Armecia Walker Akers, 83, of 10 Albany Drive, Hampton, VA, died Wednesday, August 17, 2022 in her home where she was cared for by her family.

   Mrs. Akers was born in Gates County on February 13, 1939, and was the daughter of the late George Virginus Walker, Sr. and Elsie Florine White Walker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Juanita Dail, Jean Darden and Reba Simpson; by two brothers, an infant, and George V. “Buck” Walker, Jr.; and by her son-in-law, Trey Govan.

   A homemaker and longtime resident of Hampton, she was raised in the fellowship of Warwick Baptist Church in the Hobbsville community of Chowan County, NC.

   Surviving are two daughters, Karen Govan and Patricia Bowen, both of Hampton; two sisters, Florine Annas of Kernersville, NC and Sarah Bunch (husband, Jimmy) of Suffolk, VA; a sister-in-law, Peggy Walker of Washington State; six grandchildren, Stephanie Creech, Colin Govan IV (Sarah), Taylor Nicole Bowen (Aaron), Gordon Govan, Megan Hurst (Justin), and April Butler (Sean); and four great-grandchildren, Clay and River Creech, Graylynn Smith, and Hailey Govan.

   A small graveside service for family and friends will be held Tuesday, August 30th at 11:00 a.m. in Warwick Baptist Church Cemetery, 4314 Virginia Road, Hobbsville, NC.

   Miller Funeral Home, 304 Main Street, Gatesville, NC, is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be made by visiting

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Graveside Memorial Service

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Warwick Baptist Church Cemetery

4314 Virginia Road, Hobbsville, NC 27946

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