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Mary Elizabeth Denson Acklin
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1890
Fountain Hill
Ashley County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1981
Fort Bayard
Grant County
New Mexico, USA

"Mary Elizabeth Denson Acklin, 91, died Monday, Dec. 7 at Ft. Bayard Medical Center. Mrs. Acklin was born July 22, 1890 in Fountain Hill, Ark., the daughter of Luther and Martha Denson and was the last surviving of their nine children. She married William Henry Acklin on April 6, 1921 at the First United Methodist Church in Deming. As a Grant County pioneer, Mrs. Acklin owned and operated the Acklin Store on the Mimbres for over 50 years. Survivors include one son, William Henry Acklin, Jr. of Brisbane, Austrlia; three granddaughters, Cathi Goforth Busby of Alamogordo, Debbie Driscoll of El Paso and Jennifer Acklin of Brisbane, Australia; four grandsons, William Bruce Acklin, Sean Acklin, Michael Acklin and Timothy Acklin, all of Brisbane; and three great-great grandchildren. Preceding her in death was her husband, William Henry Acklin in 1969 and a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Acklin Jordan in 1976. Funeral services were held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Dr. Joe Emanuel of the Grace United Methodist Church in Alamogordo officiating. Interment followed in Memory Lane. Serving as active pallbearers were Pete Dominguez, Jupe Bounds, Don Oliver, Walter Biebelle, Forrest Delk and Oliver Jordan. Honorary pallbearers were Bill Graham, Regis McSherry, John Fowler, Jake Osborn, John Menard, Horace Bounds and David Giraud. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home."
 
 
Burial:
Memory Lane Cemetery
Silver City
Grant County
New Mexico, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 32.78269, -108.257
 
Created by: Candy
Record added: Dec 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45393950
Mary Elizabeth <i>Denson</i> Acklin
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Mary Elizabeth <i>Denson</i> Acklin
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