Susan Acord

Alton | Tuesday, April 26 2011

Susan Acord, age 59, passed away at 3:10 pm Tuesday April 26, 2011 at her residence with her family by her side. 

She was born in Wood River on January 21, 1952, the daughter of the late Howard and Vellia (Morlan) Acord.

She was self employed as a Day Care Provider for over 15 years at her residence. Susan’s greatest joy was spending time with her family and watch over everyone’s children.

She is survived by a five children: Edward Collman of Alton, Fancy and her spouse Mark Courtright of Elwood, IN, Donna Collman of Elwood, IN, Jerry Collman of Alton, and Connie and her spouse Mark Slone, of Alton, sixteen grandchildren: Tomy Lee Collman, Mary Collman, Darcy Collman, Loryn Collman, Hannah Collman, Megan Collman, Michael Collman, Amanda Sexton, Sammie Courtright, Jessica Chandler, Susan Phinney, Alexis McSwyne, Lucas Slone, John Stoner, Christina Stoner  and Zoey Slone, three great grandchildren Mikey, Summer and Jordan. one sister: Shelby and her husband Tom Hubbert of Winchester, four brothers: Larry Acord of Carlyle, Bob and his spouse Alta Acord of Brighton, Howard and his spouse Elda Acord Jr., and Terry Acord of MT.

She was preceded in death by: parents and one brother Jerry Acord. 

Per her wishes cremation rites where accorded. A memorial service will be conducted at a latter date.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.

Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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