Marie Ackman (1925 - 2017)

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Marie Shelton Ackman, 92, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 in Williamstown.
She was born May 16, 1925 in Greensboro, North Carolina and was the daughter of the late Charles M. and Minnie Ola Swaim Shelton.
On April 17, 1949, she was united in marriage to John Lane Ackman, Sr., who preceded her in death on Sept. 13, 1981.  In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, John Lane Ackman, Jr. in 2010.
Survivors include a son, David Ackman of Dallas, Georgia; a daughter-in-law, Melissa M. Ackman of Louisville; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
She was a member of the Williamstown United Methodist Church where she served as the church organist and choir director for 52 years. She also lovingly served her church as a Sunday school teacher, chairman of the board and as the president of the United Methodist Women in the Covington district.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown with funeral services being held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20 at the Williamstown United Methodist Church, 206 Paris Street in Williamstown.
Burial will be in the Williamstown Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Williamstown United Methodist Church, 206 Paris St., Williamstown, KY 41097.
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Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home
500 N. Main
Williamstown, KY 41097
859-824-3374
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Published in Grant County News from Oct. 19 to Oct. 23, 2017