Lena L. Acord age 85, lifelong resident of New Haven, Il passed away Saturday, July 28, 2007 in the Deaconess Hospice Care Center after an extended illness. Lena was born in New Haven on February 18, 1922 to the late John Steele and Ester (Shaw) Steele. She was married to James ""Hawk"" Acord who preceded her in death. Lena was always a very happy and loving person especially enjoying the company of her family and friends. She was a good wife, great mother and grandmother, good sister and will be greatly missed by her friends and family.
Sons Ed and Naomi Acord New Haven, IL
Steve and Mariette Acord Mt. Carmel, Il
Denise Etienne, Andy Acord, Nicki Himelick, Terry Acord, Paula Hobgood and
10 Great Grandchildren
Preceded in death by: Parents, husband, son - Denny Acord, Grandson - Derek Acord
4 Brothers - Matt, Louis, Ben and Howard Steele
2 Sisters - Mary Healy and Marie Stallings
Visitation - Monday - July 30, 2007
5 to 8 PM
Cox & Son Funeral Homes - New Haven Chapel
Funeral - Tuesday - July 31, 2007
Cox and Son Funeral Home - New Haven
Officiating - Rev. Mike Buckman
Interment - Union Ridge Cemetery, New Haven, IL.
In lieu of flowers the family ask memorial contributions be made to the
Deaconess Hospice Care Center, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.