John A. "Johnny" Akers, 69, of Chauvin, La., died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008.
Son of the late Murrell and Beulah Wright Acres, he sold produce.
He married Shirley Couvillion, who survives.
Survivors also include three daughters, Jeronda Mallory and husband, John, Shirley Guidry and husband, Gordon and Linda Tillman; one brother, Jim Akers and wife, Melva, of Kennett; one sister, Libby Dennis and husband, Paul, of Kennett; grandchildren, Carla Ghere, Carolyn, William III, Jonathan and Steven Tillman and great-grandchildren, Shelby and Dylan Ghere and Kaleb Kleinert.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby and Wayne Akers and four sisters, Betty Porter, Ruby Burton, Cleta Jones and Dorothy Akers.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 4, at the Falgout Funeral Home in Houma, La.
Burial was in the St. Elie Cemetery.
Pallbearers were William, Jonathan and Kevin Tillman, Gordon Guidry, James Willett and Luis Martinez.