Phyllis Honaker Willis Akers

Sinks Grove-Phyllis Honaker Willis Akers, 79, passed away at home with family on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015.

She was the daughter of the late Isacc Powell Honaker and Axie Childers Honaker. Phyllis was born Aug. 14, 1937, in Union.

In 1956, Phyllis married the love of her life. She was a lifelong homemaker and enjoyed golfing with friends at Willow Wood Country Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Harry Willis; second husband, Tom Akers; and brothers, Donald, David, Randy and Thom Honaker.

Those left to cherish her memory are: her children, Pam Hensley and husband Bill of Sinks Grove, Sandy White and husband Steve of Sinks Grove and Steve Willis of Valley Park, MO; grandchildren, Brent Taylor and wife Lisa of Chesapeake, VA and Laurel White and Kellen White of Milton; great-granddaughter, Addison of Chesapeake, VA; best friend, Peggy Elkins of Hinton, WV; fur baby, “Sassy”; step-children, Tom Akers and Donna Akers Casanave; and five step-grandchildren.

Per her request she will be cremated and a private family service will follow at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests any donations of sympathy be made to HospiceCare, 1265 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg, WV 24901.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte is in charge of arrangements. Please send online condolences by visiting


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