June 2, 1949 ~ April 29, 2004
Janie Akers Matthews, 54 of Owensboro, Ky. died on April 29, 2004 at Owensboro Medical Health Systems. She was preceded in death by her parents Roy O. and Jane E. Castlen Akers. She was born and raised in Daviess County and was very active in the community. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Theater Workshop of Owensboro. Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law: Mason and Bethany Matthews of Bowling Green, Ky. and daughter and son-in-law: Melissa and Doug Barnhart of Rome, Georgia and two grandchildren; Macy Kate Matthews and Logan Elyse Barnhart. Five brothers and their wives; Jack and Jean Akers of Birmingham, Alabama, Phillip and Nancy Akers of Louisville, Ky., John Akers of Bristol, Virginia, David and Nancy Akers of Goshen, Ky, Pat and Teri Akers of Rock Springs, Wyoming, four sisters and their husbands; Becky and Frank Dully of Foley, Alabama, Margaret and Dennis Thurman of Owensboro, Ky., Kathy and Dave Foster of Charlotte, NC. and Judy and Joe Villa of Los Angela, California. Services are at 10:00am. Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, visitation from 2:00 to 8:00pm. Sunday and 8:00 to 9:30am. Monday, prayers are at 6:00pm. Sunday. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Reverend John Meredith will be officiating.
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