The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 4, 2014

Obituaries — Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Mildred Faye Johnson Acord

OCEANA — Mildred Faye Johnson Acord, 85, of Oceana, WV, gained her wings on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, WV.

She was born March 21, 1928, at Clear Fork, WV, the oldest daughter of the late Mac Conrad and Lula Bailey Johnson.

Mildred was a homemaker, a member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW post 8364, Wyoming County FXT Homemakers, Ocean Band Boosters, member of the Toneda Missionary Baptist Church, and the Missionary Women’s. She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and Aunt. With her gift of gab she never met a stranger.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years Lloyd Clinton Acord and one son Danny Lee Acord, sister Narcissa Hatfield, and brothers James and Darrell Johnson.

She is survived by her son Lloyd Curtis Acord and wife Judy of Ghent, four daughters, Brenda Louise Lovins and her husband Michael of Oceana, LaDonna Sue Acord of the home, Doris Ann Reed and her husband Mickey of Bolt, Bonita Faye Sayre and her husband Douglas of Daniels, a daughter-in-law Terry Acord of Oceana, siblings Wayville Johnson and his wife Carol of Bolt, Conrad Johnson of Hoquaim, WA, Frankie Johnson of Des-Plains, IL, Doyle Johnson and his wife Phyllis, Virginia Stafford, Genevie Laxton, and Patricia Johnson all of Oceana. Grandchildren Rita Atha, Todd Lovins, Jennifer Bragg, Steven Lovins, Christie Cline, Cynthia Nutter, Katrina Acord, Jessica Reed, Jared Reed, Travis Surratt, Makaila Lovins, Anita Stewart, Aren Dodge, and Jayna Sayre. Great-grandchildren, Lloyd Nickolas Acord, Hannah Atha, Amber Nutter, David Nutter, Brooke Nutter, Brenton Lovins, Brooklyn Lovins, Keisha Crum, Abby Crum, Tori Crum, Austin Cline, Caitlin Cline, Cassidy Cline, Trevor Birchfield, Kylee Birchfield, Logan Surratt, Thomas Stewart, Alison Dodge and a host of other loving family and friends.

Friends and family will serve as pallbearers.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at Toneda Missionary Baptist Church, Kopperston, WV, with Pastor James Hamrick, and Rev. Jerry Cook officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV.

Friends may gather with the family at 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday, February 3, 2014, at the church and also 2 hours prior to the services.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

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