ACRE, Rev. Walter E Sr., born November 10, 1919, age 92, a resident of Deatsville, Alabama passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2012. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 5, 2012, 2:00 p.m., Spirit Walk Church of God with Bro. Billy Driver officiating. Interment to follow in Brookside Memorial Gardens.
Rev. Acre was a Minister of the Church of God and carried the Gospel of Christ since 1954. He pastored 13 churches over the state of Alabama, always improving the looks of the church and loving people, along with his gracious wife by his side for 69 years. He is from Tuscaloosa, Alabama and they resided the last number of years in Deatsville, Alabama close to family. His favorite saying was, "All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to the Lord".
He was preceded in death by his 2 brothers & 1 sister. Survivors include his faithful wife, Mary M. Acre; children, Mary Acre Goodman (Jum) of Deatsville, AL; Walter E. Acre Jr (Patricia) of Opelika, AL; Rhoda Acre Headley (Don) of Deatsville, AL; Allen Acre (Sherry) of Prattville, AL; Clara Acre McBrayer (Jim) of Foley, AL; Mike Acre (Tammy) of Vandiver, AL; He was blessed with 13 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren & 2 great great grandchildren; Also leaving his 3 sisters, Faye Lyles, Louise Morris & Virginia Rogers (Bobby); sister-in-laws, Beatrice Acre & Ester Acre.
The family will receive friends Thursday, October 4, 2012, 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m., Brookside Funeral Home. Rev. Acre will lie in state at the church on the day of the funeral service from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook, AL directing.
Mary Burkes Acre
1921–2018 (m. 1943)
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