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Lillian Acord

Thursday, October 23, 2003

SIKESTON - Lillian Louise "Lil" Acord, 92, died Oct. 21, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

Born Oct. 31, 1910, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late Robert "Bob" and Elizabeth Hawes Weaks, she was a member of the First Christian Church in Sikeston. She had been a desk clerk at the Sikeston Bowling Alley for 20 years before retiring and served on the Missouri Delta Medical Center Auxiliary for 50 years.

On Dec. 23, 1929, in New Madrid, she married Earnest Alfonzo "Bill" Acord, who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Billy Eugene "Bill" and Joann Acord of Fort Smith, Ark.; and two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were one brother, Jake Weaks; and three sisters, Flora Crouthers, Florence Westmorland and Justine Parks.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Allen Shriver, pastor of the First Christian Church, and Mary McCord, associate pastor of the church, will officiate.

Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.

Pallbearers will be: David Acord, Jim Acord, Bob Boyer, Jerry Dyer, Rayburn Evans and Bill Littleton.

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