OBITUARY

Marcia A. Acker

December 23, 1936October 10, 2011

Marcia Ehlers Acker was born in San Antonio, Texas December 23, 1936 to Eunice Etchieson Ehlers and Paul Ehlers. She entered her heavenly home on October 10, 2011. Marcia's belief in her Savior was the foundation for her daily living. She was a faithful member of the Park Cities Presbyterian Church and a member of the Covenant Class and many bible studies. Marcia graduated from Saint Mary's Hall in San Antonio and attended college at The Univ. of Oklahoma and graduated from the Univ. of Texas in Austin. She enjoyed membership in the Dallas Woman's Club, Mary Kay Craig Class, Armstrong Book Review Club, Marianne Scruggs Garden Club and her monthly sewing club. Marcia was a certified language therapist and for many years worked with learning difference children. She had a quiet and caring spirit always ready to listen and console. She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years William (Bill) Acker, children Leigh Chandler and Paul Acker, son-in-law George Chandler, daughter-in-law Rachelle Acker and grandchildren Elizabeth, George and Katherine Chandler and John and Aubrey Acker. A memorial service will be held October 14, 2011 at 2:00 pm at the Park Cities Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations in Marcia’s name to MD Anderson Cancer Center in support of leiomyosarcoma research being funded through The Betsy Project (www.thebetsyproject.com). Mail donation checks payable to MD Anderson with “Marcia Acker” on the memo line to Tricia Touchstone, 3468 Amherst Avenue, Dallas TX 75225.

Services

  • Memorial Service Friday, October 14, 2011
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October 28, 2011

So sorry to hear about your loss. You and family are in my thoughts and prayers. Ann Menefee Cook

Margaret Mitchell

October 21, 2011

I was so sorry to hear about Marcia. I really enjoyed getting to know her in our Precepts class and miss her every week. She always spoke with such love about her family. You are in our prayers.

October 15, 2011

Dear Bill and family, we are saddened by you loss and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers in the days to come.

Glenn & Petula Draper

Dick & Mary Ellen Mathias

October 13, 2011

Dear Bill and family, Our hearts are saddened in your loss, yet we rejoice that Marcia is in the presence of Jesus...beginning her Joy-filled life for all Eternity!
So many fond memories with you all as we continue to pray our Holy Spirit brings His comforting Grace to you now....as only HE can do.
In His Love, Mary Ellen & Dick (Hot Springs Village, AR)

Bettye & Gordon Rice

October 13, 2011

Bill and family, may God help you through this difficult time...holding you in the palm of his hand, washing you in his love, and filling you with the Holy Spirit. Bettye & Gordon Rice

FROM THE FAMILY