Opelousas– A Funeral Service for Della Mae Richardson Acker will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, August 23, 2021, in the World Harvest Light Church in Lafayette. Pastor Morris Jeffery will conduct the service. Burial will follow Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery.
Della, age 83, a resident of Sunset, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at Opelousas General Hospital. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Della is survived by her sons, Bennie Acker (Connie) of New Braunfels, Texas, Bill Roger Acker (Toddy) of Sunset, Johnny Joseph Acker (Mona) of Sunset, daughters, Brenda Sue Young (Ike) of Baton Rouge, Beverly Joles of Sunset, Carrie Harrison (Jade) of Sunset, Famie Pearce (Jimmie Jo) of Breaux Bridge, Rebecca Jo Acker Benoit of Sunset, Tillie Kelly Westbrook, (Thomas) of Westbrook, and Melissa Lynn Boudreau of Sunset, 37 grandchildren, and 65 great-grandchildren.
Della is preceded in death by husband, Bennie Acker, brothers, Lee Earl Brown, and Albert Brown, sister, Johnnie Mae Wells.
Visitation will be held Friday, August 20, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., Saturday, August 21, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., Sunday, August 22, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. and on Monday August 23, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. until time of service.
Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.