Katherine Aker

Obituary of Katherine Kaye Kirby Aker

Katherine Kaye Kirby Aker, age 91 of North Carolina, formerly of Wytheville, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018. She was the daughter of the late John Daniel, Sr. and Laeuna Gravley Kirby, and was a member of St. Paul Pentecostal Holiness Church. Katherine was preceded in death by her husband, The Reverend Virgil W. Aker, one sister, Roberta Manuel, one brother, John Daniel Kirby, Jr. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Karol & David Draper of Hickory, NC, Iris & Wayne Stonestreet of Pilot Mtn. NC; son and daughter-in-law, Oran Wayne & Diane Aker of McLeansville, NC; sisters, Lillian Johnson of Elon, NC, Barbara Dean of Virginia Beach; 6 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends after 10 AM on Saturday June 16, 2018 at Grubb Funeral Home.   Graveside service will be conducted by The Reverend Michael Johnson at West End Cemetery 12 Noon. In lieu of flowers we suggest memorials be made to Falcon Children’s Home in Falcon, NC. Falcon was always the charity Kat donated to and visited regularly. We can’t think of any place more deserving of your donation. Online donations may be made at Falcon’s web site: http://www.falconchildrenshome.com/donations/ 

Grubb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.