Tahlequah Daily Press

December 11, 2013

Lucy Ellen Acord


TAHLEQUAH — Lucy Ellen Acord, Tahlequah resident, passed away Monday, Dec. 9. She was 77 years of age.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12 in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Jacob Jones, pastor of Southside Baptist Church, officiating.

Interment will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery in Muskogee under the direction of Hart Funeral Home.

Lucy was born Aug. 30, 1936 in Roland. She was the daughter of Jess and Nettie (Tounzer) Cantrell.

She ran a day care in her home for many years. Lucy was a member of the Southside Baptist Church. She was a good person and a wonderful mother and grandmother who loved her family.

She dearly loved children and worked in the church nursery for many years. She loved to garden, crochet and cook.

Lucy is survived by three children, Melba Hodge, J.D. Acord and Jimmy Acord; three sisters, Salina Brown of Fort Smith, Vanda Morgan of Hulbert, and Marie Norvell of Greenwood, Ark.; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; eight great-great- grandchildren; 6 nephews; and 4 nieces. Several great-nieces and nephews also survive her. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, William Dalton Acord.

Hart Funeral Home, 1506 N. Grand, (918) 456-8823.