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Lillian Acord

Wednesday, October 22, 2003

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

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 and had been a desk clerk at the Sikeston Bowling Alley for 20 years before retiring.

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

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

One brother, Jake Weaks, and three sisters, Flora Crouthers, Florence Westmoreland and Justine Parks, preceded her in death.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Allan Schriver, pastor of the First Christian Church, will officiate.

Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.