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Bellville Times
August 2003

Funeral services for Sallie Hamilton Acock, 85, of Bellville, Texas were held Saturday, August 2, 2003 at 10 a.m. from Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jeff English officiating, Interment was at Buckhorn Cemetery in Buckhorn, Texas.

Born in Donie, Freestone County, Texas, Sallie was the daughter of James David and Katie Mae (Helmer) Hamilton.

She was raised in Shiro (Grimes Co.) and attended Shiro Schools. Sallie married Leslie Leo Fulghan September 23, 1931 with ceremony in Anderson, Texas. Mr. Fulghan died July 8, 1941 in a truck accident. She then moved to Navasota, Texas and to Bellville 28 years ago when she married Milton Acock February 14, 1975 in Navasota, Texas on Valentines Day. Sallie was a waitress at Colonial Cafe in Navasota and then in Hempstead. Mrs. Acock was a member of Buckhorn Church.

Sallie Beene Acock died Thursday, July 31, 2003 in Bellville, Texas.

Her survivors are her husband Milton Acock of Bellville, daughters and sons-in-law Ellen and Ronnie Wright of Tulsa, OK, Gwen and Bill Metzig of Lubbock, sons and daughters-in-law Leslie L. and Betty Fulgham of Houston, Melvin and Shirley Acock of Hempstead, Texas, Donnie and Linda Acock of Columbia, Missouri, eleven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, James David and Katie Mae Hamilton, first husband Leslie Leo Fulghan and son Michael Cole.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapel, Bellville, Texas.

Posted by Joy Neely

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