|Birth: ||Jun. 8, 1923|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 18, 2011|
Victoria Agnes (Lusher) Ackley was born
June 9, 1923, in New York NY. She passed away June 18, 2011, with her family by her side, after a sudden illness. Vicki had just celebrated her 88th birthday with her family and at a June birthday luncheon with her Deaconess Volunteer friends.
Vicki married Ernest H. Ackley on December 12, 1943, in Peekskill NY. They moved to Syracuse NY, where they had four children. In 1963, Ernie was transferred to Oklahoma City. In 1968 Vicki began her service as a Deaconess Hospital volunteer. Vicki was a hospital volunteer for over 40 years and was a past president of the Deaconess Hospital Auxiliary. She also served as a State Auxiliary Leader of the Oklahoma Hospital Association in 1998, meeting with hospital volunteers in almost every county. She introduced into Oklahoma "The Whale Program," which is a child safety seat identification program sponsored by Deaconess Hospital and the Oklahoma Safe Kids Coalition. She will be remembered by her family and large circle of friends for her distinctive laugh, her sense of humor, and her kind, loving and giving spirit. She was involved with her church and with the Red Hat Ladies of the Crescent Society. Her many activities included bowling, bunco, traveling, and knitting.
She was preceded in death by her mother Agnes Wallace Liddell Lusher; father Victor Hugo Lusher; and husband Ernest Howard Ackley.
Vicki is survived by her brother Sid Lusher; children Victor Ackley and wife Sarah of Falls Church VA, Sheri Douglas, David Ackley and wife Joan, and Cindy Ackley, all of Oklahoma City; grandchildren Josh Douglas and wife Andrea, Phillip Douglas, Derek Ackley, and Katherine Ackley; great-grandchildren Caitlynn, Autumn, Emma, Spencer, and Sophia Douglas.
(obituary from Bill Merritt Funeral Service, Bethany OK)
Ernest H Ackley (1920 - 2001)
Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Created by: DogMama08
Record added: Jun 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72258353
Added: Dec. 5, 2014
~Life brings tears, smiles, and memories: the tears dry, the smile fades, but the memories live on forever.~Unknown~RIP~|
Carolyn D Coots/Tankersley
Added: Jul. 13, 2011