Traverse City Record-Eagle


March 5, 2014

Shirley Ann Akers

TRAVERSE CITY — Shirley Ann (Hatfield) Akers passed away peacefully on March 1, 2014, after a courageous battle with multiple sclerosis, at the age of 83. Shirley was born on Oct. 6, 1930, in Detroit, to the late Floyd and Helen (Nehmer) Hatfield.

Shirley graduated from Traverse City High School in 1948.

She retired from Cone Drive/Textron in 1995.

Shirley was devoted to her family and leaves behind her beloved sons, Ronald (Debbie) Akers and David (Elena) Akers; four granddaughters; one grandson; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Donald G. Hatfield.

No services have been planned at this time.

Please share your memories with Shirley’s family at her tribute page at

The family is being served by Reynolds Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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