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Friday, January 7, 2005

Flora J. Akre, 96, of Brazil died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility.

Born Jan. 27, 1908, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Jacob and Sarah Boyd Howald.

During her working years, she was employed by the Cigar Factory, Quaker Maid and Pillsbury, all located in Terre Haute.

She had been an active member of First Ave. EUB Church and most recently attended Berea Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Wesley Ringo and Lemuell Akre; a brother, Roy Howald; and a sister, Edna Atkinson.

Survivors include four nephews, Ray Howald, Roy Howald, J.B. Howald, all of Ohio, Paul Atkinson of Brazil; and two nieces, Veleda Eldridge of Brazil and Donna Dersch of Muncie.

Burial will be in Summit Lawn Cemetery. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date.

French Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.