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Wanda Jean (Simmons) Acker

November 20, 1934 ~ August 12, 2020 (age 85)


Rotan- Wanda Jean (Simmons) Acker, 85, passed away August 12, 2020, in Robert Lee.  Graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 14, 2020, in Sardis Cemetery, directed by Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.

Born November 20, 1934, in Aspermont.  Wanda was the daughter of the late Charles William and Ora Lee (Loggins) Simmons.  She married Allin (Shorty) Acker on October 16, 1953, in Clovis New Mexico.  Wanda was an avid reader, enjoyed listening to music, working in the garden and sewing. She was a member of the Baptist Church of Peacock. 

Wanda is preceded in death by her husband (Allin Acker), sisters (Bessie McAnelly, Billie Childress, Larue Simmons, Fran Haupt), and brothers (Carl D. Simmons, Charles Simmons, Mac Simmons, John Simmons, and Tommy Simmons). 

Survivors include two sons, Forrest Acker and Gary Acker (Spouse Annette); three daughters, Dianna McKinney (Spouse Monte), Lisa Gomez (Spouse Robert), and Carol Boyd (Spouse Brad); one daughter-in-law, Brenda Acker; one brother, Leon Simmons; three sisters-in-law, Elaine Simmons, Peggy Simmons, and Mary Grisham; twelve grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren. 

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Graveside Service
August 14, 2020

10:00 AM
Sardis Cemetery
Hwy 1657
Rotan, TX 79546

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