Paula H. Akey, 72, died Aug. 28, 2002, in Silverton.

Mrs. Akey was born Oct. 8, 1929, in Michigan.

She lived in Brookings from 1968 to 1985 and has lived in Silverton for the past five years.

Mrs. Akey was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Her hobbies included sewing and bingo.

Survivors include sons, George of Silverton, David of Keizer and Tommy of Coos Bay; daughters, Paula Patterson of Merced, Ariz., and Nora of Canby; and brother Joe Cogwell of Michigan, five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

No services are scheduled at her request.

A private interment/inurnment will take place at Eagle Point National Cemetery in Eagle Point.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Unger Funeral Chapel, Silverton.