Suk "Lee" Akers Memorial Fund
Established by Carol Cox
North Carolina Chapter

    Suk "Lee" Ye Akers, 55, passed peacefully in her sleep the morning of December 26, 2017, in her home, surrounded by her loving family, in Fayetteville, North Carolina, after a year-long battle with ALS. 

    A strong woman with a beautiful heart, she fiercely loved her famiy and friends. Her premature departure leaves a void in their lives that will never be filled. 

    She is survived by her husband, Glenn Akers; her daughters, Carol (Wesley) Cox and Diana Akers; her son John Akers; and her four brothers and sisters, along with numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews in South Korea and extended family and friends across the United States. 

    Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2017, at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Adcock Funeral Home in Spring Lake, NC. A visitation for family and friends will be held Friday, December 29, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. A small service will be held at Wilson St. Pierre on Jan 3rd at 2pm in Greenwood, IN. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetary. 

    In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her honor for ALS research with the NC ALS Chapter. Donations can be made at:


    We need to let people with ALS know they are not alone.  ALS affects more than nerve cells and muscles, it affects families, friends, co-workers, and communities. 

    With no known cause or cure, ALS challenges the human spirit and tests the courage of everyone touched by this devastating disease.

    However, we can work together to create a Community of Hope that restores dreams and builds courage.  Our community gives strength and hope to our loved ones, neighbors, and friends facing the fear and uncertainty of ALS.

    Your gifts will make this possible.  Please click the donation button to the right and give generously.

    Thank you for helping us build a Community of Hope!

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