Teresa Scott Akridge, 58, of Lilburn, died May 7, 2011. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Norcross First United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends Monday, May 9th, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home in Norcross. Mrs. Akridge was a member of Norcross First United Methodist Church for 14 years. As a musician, she played the clarinet and alto clarinet all her life. She and her family loved to ride hot air balloons, and she loved her puppy dog, Krissy. She worked for Motorola for 18 years. Mrs. Akridge is survived by her husband, together for 47 years and married for 37 years, Alvin D Akridge; son, Adam Akride of Statesboro; daughter, Jeanne Akridge of Statesboro; brothers, Brian Scott and Anthony Scott, and Phillip Scott; sisters, Cathy Dozio and Lisa Jensen. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 6500 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Ste. #260, Duluth, GA 30097 (800) 227-2345 or the American Kidney Foundation, 2951 Flowers Rd., Ste. # 211, Atlanta, GA 30341-5533 (770) 452-1539. Online condolences may be expressed at www.crowellbrothers.com. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 5051 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., Norcross, GA 30092 (770) 448-5757.