Heather Nicole Akers, 37, of Advance, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly on February 10, 2023. She was born on June 24, 1985, in Paintsville, Kentucky, a daughter of Jerry and Debbie Akers.

Raised in Jamestown, Indiana, Heather was a 2003 graduate of Western Boone High School.

She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, and friend. She lit up a room wherever she was. Family was the most important thing to Heather, and she absolutely adored her children. She had a fiery passion for life and music and made friends wherever she went.

Survivors include her parents; Jerry and Debbie Akers; children, Emily Shepherd, Trey Fuston, Bradley Fuston, and Marly Akers; brother, Doug Akers; sister, April (Matt) Hopkins; grandfather, Donald Conn; nephew, Jerry Douglas Akers III; niece, Kirra Hopkins, as well as many cousins, aunts, and uncles.

Heather was proceeded in death by grandparents, Rex Hamilton, Vivian Conn, and Jack and Wanda “Sue” Akers; and an aunt, Kathy Hamilton.

Funeral Services are planned for 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February17, 2023, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana, with Pastor Trent Popplewell and Judy Popplewell, officiating.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services. Please dress colorfully as a representation of how radiant Heather was in life. Boone County Crematory has been entrusted with her cremation following services.

Memorials may be directed in her memory to Riley’s Children’s Hospital, 705 Riley Hospital Drive, Indianapolis, IN, 46202.

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