The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 23, 2009

Obituaries - Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009

Furmon Ackelson

PINEVILLE � Furmon Ackelson, 80, of Pineville, passed away Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, at his residence following a short illness.

A celebration of Furmon�s life will be 1 p.m., Monday, Dec. 28, 2009, at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville, with the Rev. Melissa White officiating. Burial will follow in Stewart Cemetery, Matheny. Family will receive friends from noon until time of service on Monday at the funeral home.

Online guest book may be signed at or email condolences to the Ackelson family at

Calfee Funeral Service of Pineville is serving the Ackelson family.

Lonnie Dean Acord

FAIRDALE � Lonnie Dean Acord, 53, of Fairdale went home to be with the Lord Saturday December 19, 2009, at home following a sudden illness.

Born May 16, 1956, at Pineville, WV, he was the son of French �Bud� and Norma Jean Daniel Acord. He was a coal miner for 35 years of his life, an EMT, loved to hunt and fish, attended the Bolt Church of God, and most of all spending time with his Mom and Dad and family.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife Genia Marie Acord, 4 sons: Lonnie D. French Acord, Jacob Wayne Acord, Matthew Shane Acord, and John Tally Acord; 3 daughters: Estaleah Suzette Acord, Kourtney Schiree� Acord, and Jessica Rose Acord; 2 brothers Robert Wayne Acord and his wife Patricia �Tossie�, Danny Lee �DeeDee� Acord and his wife Kelli; 1 sister: Lisa Acord (Smith), his only living uncle French �Harlen� Daniel Jr. all of Fairdale. He also leaves behind several nieces, nephews and extended family.

Services will be held at the Fairdale Freewill Baptist Church in Fairdale, WV at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 27, 2009 with the Rev. Randall Pugh officiating. Burial will follow in the Saxon Cemetery Fairdale.

Friends may call on the family from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday December 26, 2009, at the church.

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