Marcia Ehlers Acker was born in San Antonio, Texas, December 23, 1936, to the late Eunice Etchieson Ehlers and Paul Ehlers of Uvalde, Texas. She entered her heavenly home on October 10, 2011. Marcia's belief in her Savior was the foundation for her daily living. Marcia graduated from Saint Mary's Hall in San Antonio, attended college at The Univ. of Oklahoma, and graduated from the Univ. of Texas in Austin. She enjoyed membership in the Dallas Woman's Club, Mary Kay Craig Class, Armstrong Book Review Club, Marianne Scruggs Garden Club, and her monthly sewing club. She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, William Bill Acker; children, Leigh Chandler and Paul Acker, son-in-law George Chandler, daughter-in-law, Rachelle Acker; and grandchildren, Elizabeth, George, and Katherine Chandler and John and Aubrey Acker of Dallas, Texas, and Betty Jean and Dan Rogas of Beaumont. Memorial donations may be made in Marcia's name to MD Anderson Cancer Center, in support of leiomyosarcoma research being funded through The Betsy Project, www.thebetsyproject.com
. Make donation checks payable to MD Anderson with Marcia Acker on the memo line, but mailed to Tricia Touchstone, 3468 Amherst Avenue, Dallas TX 75225.