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Ms. Sharon D. Akery, 50


Sharon Akery, affectionately known as “Ba’be”, was born May 22, 1966 in Brooks County, Georgia to the late Mr. Billy and Mrs. Cora Akery. She loved her puzzle books and was the type of woman that loved her family dearly. She always tried to keep family together and that’s exactly what she did before she departed her life on January 20, 2017 at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, Georgia.


She leaves to cherish her loving memories; her niece whom she raised as her daughter, Tia Akery; two loving great nieces who were like her grandchildren, Ed’drihanna Parson (Phat) and Leaunnia Herring (Lee Lee); five sisters, Dorothy Johnson (Don), Barbara Jones (Bobby), Pavo, GA, Shirley Akery (Edward), Dilene Rogers, Thomasville, GA, Carolyn Carnegie (Mike), Barwick, GA; four brothers, Willie Akery, Edward Thomas (Charlotte), Boston, GA, Monty Akery (Elaine), Larry Akery (Ann), Barwick, GA; one aunt, Eunice Smith, Delray Beach, FL; one uncle, Morris Dawson (Brenda), Barwick, GA; three special nieces, Dorothy Herring, Alice and Tinita Akery; three special nephews, Jerome, Terrance and Joshua Akery; two God daughters, Olivia Blalock and Domilicia Wolfe; one special sister-in-law, Elaine Akery; special friends, Rosetta Herring and Carolyn Wolfe and a host of other relatives and friends. 


Funeral services were Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at First M. B. Church in Barwick with Pastor Corey L. King officiating. Burial followed in the Barwick Cemetery. Condolences may be made by visiting  Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements

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  • Wednesday, February 01, 2017
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