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1941 Mary 2022

Mary Lynn Preece

March 27, 1941 — January 29, 2022

Mary Lynn Preece, 80 of Whitman, WV departed this life and gained her wings on January 29, 2022, at Pikeville Medical Center.


She was born in Logan, WV to the late Minnie and Andy Blevins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by Kevin Akers, Butch Preece, Rita Smith, two sisters, two brothers, and little Shyann Akers.


Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Jack Preece; sons, Leonard and Bryan (Mary) Akers; daughters, Becky (Charlie) Adkins, Mandy Akers, and Sheila (Joe) Preece Cain, and daughter-in-law, Irene Akers. She was the precious grandmother of Joseph (Amanda) Vance, Tony Akers, Brian Akers, Rebecca (Gabe) Frye, Kala (Jose) Ocampo, Kenny (Tara) Akers, Mary Akers, Brandon (Courtney) Pritchard, Austin Vance, Dezirae Akers, Kelli (Lee) Goodman, Sara Akers, Daphney Akers, JT Smith, and Chad Smith. She was also a fabulous great-grandmother to Ethan Frye, Olivia Bristol and Maverick Goodman, Sawyer Belcher, Odin and Jack Ocampo, Xander and Eli Vance, Elisha Smith, Desmond Akers, Kent and Dane Pritchard, Xander, Gunner, Ryder, and Alyssa Akers. She is also survived by her lifelong best friends, Jan (Ballard) Smith, Jean Orso, and Sharron Adams, plus many other cherished loved ones.


Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at Forest Lawn Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Akers-James Funeral Home.


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Arrangements have been entrusted to Akers-James Funeral Home, Logan, WV.

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