|Birth: ||Aug. 24, 1913|
|Death: ||Nov. 5, 2001|
Kokomo Tribune Obituaries - November 7, 2001
Wednesday, November 07, 2001
On Nov. 5, 2001, Ester Acord, 88, Windsor Estates, formerly of 2412 N. Bell St., Kokomo, went home to heaven in Howard Community Hospital surrounded by her children and grandchildren.
She was loved by everybody who knew her. She was a devout Christian who always led by example. She was devoted to her family, especially her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was born in Scott County, Mo., on Aug. 24, 1913, but had lived most of her life in Kokomo. On Dec. 24, 1927, in Charter Oak, Mo., she married Clyde Acord who survives her. She had retired from St. Joseph & Health Center where she had worked many years in Central Supply. She had also been an active member of the Zion Tabernacle Church most of her life.
Also surviving are two daughters, Sylvia (Mrs. Ed) Nolley, Peru, Ind., Verlene (Mrs. Dean) Rogers, Converse; two sons, William E. (wife, Kathy) Acord, Waupecong, Norman (wife, Judy) Acord, Peru, Ind.; 14 grandchildren, Larry (wife, Diana) Nolley, Peru, Ind., Richard (wife, Marcie) Nolley, Kokomo, Jeff (wife, Theresa) Nolley, Fort Worth, Texas, Sheila (Mrs. Bill) Reese, Kokomo, Patricia (Mrs. Bob) Barnes, Kokomo, Dallas Acord, Kokomo, Chuck (wife, Mary) Rogers, Pensacola, Fla., Zandra (Mrs. Tim) Kiefer, Daytona Beach, Fla., Kim (Mrs. Dan) Keen, Rockford, Ill., Jenetta (Mrs. Tim) Warhurst, Rockford, Ill., Sherri Almond, Rockford, Ill., Bradley (wife, Tammy) Acord, Rockford, Ill., Leon Acord, San Francisco, Tammy Acord, Peru, Ind.; 29 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Clyde Acord Jr. and also by one brother and three half-sisters.
Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Ellers Mortuary, Main Street Chapel, 725 S. Main St., Kokomo. Grandson Chuck Rogers will officiate. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens, Kokomo. The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary.
Clyde Acord (1905 - 2006)*
Sylvia I. Acord Nolley (1929 - 2011)*
William Eugene Acord (1932 - 2011)*
Sunset Memory Garden
Created by: Darrell Wesley
Record added: Dec 15, 2008
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