MaryAnn Acker


Services for MaryAnn Acker, 78, Troup, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, at Cottle Funeral Home Chapel, Troup. Burial will be in Pinecrest Cemetery, Troup.

Mrs. Acker died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, in a Tyler hospital. She was born March 23, 1935, in Washington, D.C., to the late Eric Gaffield and Mary Eppolucci.

Mrs. Acker was a retired nurse and loved her children and her grandchildren. She had been a resident of Troup since 1978.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rod Acker; daughter, Rhonda Acker; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Survivors include her children, Rodney K. Acker and wife Peggy, Tyler, Eric Acker and wife Kelli, Troup, Ryan K. Acker and wife Mandy, Tyler, Regina K. Thompson, Troup, and Heather Acker, Troup; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the service.

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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Apr. 18, 2013