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 Esther Lucille <I>McCain</I> Ackman

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Esther Lucille McCain Ackman

Birth
Neelys Landing, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA
Death 12 Aug 2005 (aged 94)
Perry County, Missouri, USA
Burial Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 77070749 View Source
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Southeast Missourian Friday, August 19, 2005
Esther L. Ackman, 94, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home, where she had been a resident since 2001.

She was born Oct. 14, 1910, at Neelys Landing, daughter of Pearl and Maggie Foster McCain. She and Robert D. Ackman were married Jan. 31, 1931, in Murphysboro, Ill. He passed away Oct. 28, 1975.

Esther moved from Neelys Landing to Cape Girardeau in 1939, and became a member of First Baptist Church. She transferred her membership in 1965 to New Bethel Baptist Church near Pocahontas.

While living in Cape Girardeau she and Robert boarded many college students through the years. Esther enjoyed flower gardening, quilting and cooking.

Loving survivors include two sons, Marvin Ackman and wife Freda of Florissant, Mo., Clarence Ackman and wife Kathy of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Carol Dryer and husband Gene of Perryville, Mo., Shirley Bohnert of Cape Girardeau; three sisters, Irene Wiggins of Jackson, Jean Bates of Idaho, Pat McCabe of St. Louis; nine grandchildren, Kenny, Karen, Donna, Tara, David, Khristy, Kim, Kevin, and Paul; and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded by an infant son, Charles Lloyd Ackman; a great-grandson, Nicholas Bohnert; a son-in-law, Herb Bohnert; four brothers; and a sister.

Friends may call today from 4 to 7 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau, and after 10 a.m. Saturday at New Bethel Baptist Church.

The funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the church, with the Rev. John Rhodes officiating. Interment will be in New Bethel Cemetery near Pocahontas.


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  • Created by: marty
  • Added: 25 Sep 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 77070749
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/77070749/esther-lucille-ackman : accessed ), memorial page for Esther Lucille McCain Ackman (14 Oct 1910–12 Aug 2005), Find a Grave Memorial ID 77070749, citing New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by marty (contributor 47360513) .