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  Van Alstyne Cemetery
Southside Block 2


married October 14, 1938

Herald Democrat

Friday, January 14, 2005
Pg. A16

Van Alstyne, Texas - Cecil Achimon, age 86, passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2005 at Wilson N. Jones Medical Center.  Funeral ervices will be Saturday, January 15 at Howe Church of Christ at 10 a.m.  Officiating will be Doug Bickenbach and Toby Soechting.  Interment will be at Van Alstyne Cemetery.
Cecil was born May 3, 1918, the son of Barney Achimon and Nanny Pearl Vineyard Achimon.  He married Mildred Walker, his childhood sweetheart, on October 14, 1938.  They celebrated their 65th anniversary in 2003.  They spent 66 happy years together.
He was a farmer.  He farmed at Van Alstyne, Bristol, and Venus for several years.  He loved farming and raising cattle.
He was a devoted member of the Howe Church of Christ.  He served as Elder at Trenton Church of Christ and Deacon at Bristol and Venus.  He loved reading the Bible and often got up during the night to study the Bible.  He loved teaching his grandchildren the Bible.
Cecil is survived by his wife, Mildred; one son, L.C. Achimon and wife Donnita of Tom Bean; one daughter, Betty Chumbley and husband John of Howe; 5 grandchildren.

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