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Texas County, Oklahoma

Elmhurst Cemetery

Mattie Lucille (Fuson) & Eddie Max Ackley

© Enid Morning News and Daily Eagle 
Submitted by: Jo Aguirre


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Eddie Max Ackley

Oct. 9, 1929 ~ June 16, 2000

GUYMON- The funeral for Eddie Max Ackley, 70, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Victory Memorial United Methodist Church. The Rev. Mike Chaffin will officiate. Burial will be in Elmhurst Cemetery. Arrangements are by Bunch - Roberts Funeral Home.

He was born Oct. 9, 1929, near Jet to Eddie Miles and Cora Marie Strait Ackley and died Friday, June 16, 2000 at Memorial Hospital of Texas County in Guymon. Je attended school in Jet, moving to Guymon in 1957.

One April 17, 1958, he married Mattie Lucille Fuson in Oklahoma City. He worked as a custom harvester since 1952, cutting in Texas, Oklahoma and Nebraska. During winter months, he drove a cattle truck or worked various farm related jobs. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion and Custom Harvesters Association.

Surviving are his wife, Lucille of the home; one daughter, Rita Kay Hill of Guymon; one son, Eddie of Guymon; two sisters, Leona Rhodes of Jet and Idalee Scott of Enid; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three sisters.

Memorials may be made to Don & Sybil Harrington Cancer Center or American Cancer Society. 

Submitted by: Jo Aguirre

Mattie Lucille (Fuson) Ackley

March 12, 1938 ~ March 11, 2008

Funeral services for Mattie Ackley were held Friday afternoon, March 14, 2008 at 2:00 pm. at Victory Memorial United Methodist Church in Guymon with Rev. Michael Burkett, pastor and Rev. Barry Bennett, associate pastor officiating. Interment followed in the Elmhurst Cemetery in Guymon. Services were under the direction of the Bunch - Roberts Funeral Home of Guymon.

Mattie Lucille Fuson was born on March 12, 1938 in Cherokee, Oklahoma to Jay Earnest and Edna Lucille (Peterson) Fuson and passed away Tuesday afternoon, March 11, 2008 at the Memorial Hospital of Texas County at the age of 69.

She attended all 12 years of school at Jet, Oklahoma, graduating with the class of 1956. She then attended Draughron's School of Business in Oklahoma City, graduating in 1958.

Lucille was united in marriage to Eddie Max Ackley on April 17, 1958 in Oklahoma City and two children were born to this union. Following their marriage, the couple made their home in Guymon. She was an active part of Ackley Harvesting for over 45 years and had also worked as a Income Tax preparer from 1976 until 2008 and as a bookkeeper for Hofferber Trucking for several years.

Lucille was a member of the United Methodist Church in Helena and Guymon. She enjoyed volunteering her time at the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and was a member of the Happy Neighbors Extension Club (FCA). She had also served as a Girl Scout Leader for over 9 years.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Eddie Max Ackley on June 16, 2000 and her parents.

She is survived by her daughter Rita Kay and husband, Wayne Hill; her son, Eddie Jay Ackley and wife, Sandra Rae and four grandchildren: Kelly Nicole Hill, Cylie Danielle Ackley, Courtney Michelle Ackley and Chance Alan Ackley all of Guymon. She is also survived by her sister, Ruth Ann Stanley of Manhattan, Kansas. 

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