According to the records I had, full name is James Ellis Ackerman and he died on December 3, 1954.
Funeral services for James Ellis Ackerman were held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon in the First Christian church with the Rev. L. Wilmer Van Auken officiating. Burial was in the family plot at Mountain View Cemetery under the direction of Mahoney Mortuary.
Mr. Ackerman, who died early Friday morning just two days before his 62nd birthday, was born Dec. 5, 1892 at Mound City. Mo. When he was still a small child his parents moved to Gucydon, La. He learned mechanics by working with his father, and later he went into business with his father and brother. He came to Deming 41 years ago and at the time of his death, he and his partner Harry Osborn, owned the Deming Motor Co. Three years after he came to Deming; Mr. Ackerman and Miss Naoma Tabor of Las Cruces were married in Deming. Their son, Ellis James Ackerman, Jr., who was born Nov. 20, 1920, was killed in a plane accident in Florida during World War II. Mr. Ackerman served as city councilman for 12 years and for four years served as a county commissioner for Luna County until recently he held offices in the Christian Church where he was a member. At one time he was a member of the local Odd Fellows Lodge Survivors include his wife, Mrs. J. E Ackerman of 400 S. Copper Ave., his brother, George F. Ackerman of Coolidge, Ariz., four nephews and five nieces living in New Mexico. Arizona and Oregon. Funeral services for James Ellis Ackerman were held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon in the First Christian church with the Rev. L. Wilmer Van Auken officiating. Burial was in the family plot at Mountain View Cemetery under the direction of Mahoney Mortuary."
Naoma Tabor Ackerman (1896 - 1972)*
Mountain View Cemetery
New Mexico, USA
Created by: J.A. & D.S.
Record added: Jul 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14869638
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