Dyer, Miss Avanelle. This may be Addie Avanelle Dyer, born in Delaware, Ohio on November 4, 1880 to Rolla Dyer and Addie Belle Smith. Addie Avanelle "Nellie" Dyer married Lewis Robeson Akers (1881-1963) on July 6, 1905 and they had 4 children. Akers was a Methodist minister and served as president of Asbury College in Louisville from 1925 to 1933. Avanelle died on July 10, 1976 in Manatee County, Florida at the age of 95. She and her husband are buried at the Miami Memorial Park Cemetery in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Not Made With Hands was brought over to the Cooper book from the J. L. White book in 1992, where it appeared on page 517 with the note "Copyright 1900. Brown Bros. Used by per."
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