The Commerce Journal


March 7, 2012


FARMERSVILLE — Michael Leon Acker, 64, passed away Feb. 24, 2012, in Farmersville.

He was a graduate of Commerce High School and received a bachelor of arts degree from East Texas State University in 1974. He loved playing golf, going to Nascar, playing tennis with daughter Taylor and was a fan of wrestling and the Von Eric family.

Michael was born in Dallas Feb. 23, 1948, to Mae Dell Speight and Leon Acker who preceded him in death.

Survivors include his former wife, Delanie Denison of Farmersville; his daughters, Melissa Lynn Smith and Melanie Lane Littlefield, both of Greenville, Michele Lea Robinson of Brashear and Taylor Mae Acker of Farmersville; and, his grandchildren, Jacob and Jordan Beeler of Cooper, Ty Robinson of Brashear and Lyndsea Smith of Greenville.

Visitation was at 10 a.m., Feb. 28, at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home. A procession left the funeral home for graveside services at Sonora Cemetery at 11 a.m.

Online condolences may be made at or

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