Edna Ruth Acord

Thursday, January 4, 2018
Ruth Acord

Edna Ruth Acord, 73, of Manila, passed from this life Jan. 2, 2018, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born and raised in Senath, Mo., she was the daughter of the late W.T. and Luveda Carrington Bailey. She was a retired store manager with Jr. Food Mart in Manila and a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby Bailey and Gary Bailey.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Bobby Gene Acord of the home; three sons, Ronald Keith Acord (Phyllis) of Brookland, Barry Gene Acord (Julie) of Sedalia, Mo., and Robert Lee Acord (Dena) of Springdale; one daughter, Pamela Marie Crane of Jonesboro; one brother, Charles Bailey of Kennett, Mo.; three sisters, Mary Louise Henson of Venus, Fla., Kathy Hunter of Senath, Mo., Nancye Wilkins of Kennett, Mo.; and seven grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at the Manila Cemetery with Rev. Eddie Hawkins officiating. Burial is under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Manila. The family will receive visitors Friday from 11 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Online guest register: www.howardfuneralservice.com