Iris Ackerly Obituary

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Iris Frances Ackerly

May 3, 1922 - February 15, 2014
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Iris F. Ackerly, 91, passed away February 15, 2014. She was born in London, England, daughter of the late James George Ernest and Mabel (Bain) Larkins. A survivor of the Battle of Britain, she became a war bride, Iris met her husband Sheldon in London while he was stationed there during WWII. She was a member of the British Overseas Club for many years. She adapted easily to life in the states and worked as a private secretary to Walter Crabtree for 40 years. She was preceded in death by her dear husband Sheldon, a sister Maisie Janckila, two brothers, James Gordon Larkins and Albert William Larkins. Surviving are numerous relatives...
Iris F. Ackerly, 91, passed away February 15, 2014. She was born in London, England, daughter of the late James George Ernest and Mabel (Bain) Larkins. A survivor of the Battle of Britain, she became a war bride, Iris met her husband Sheldon in London while he was stationed there during WWII. She was a member of the British Overseas Club for many years.
She adapted easily to life in the states and worked as a private secretary to Walter Crabtree for 40 years.
She was preceded in death by her dear husband Sheldon, a sister Maisie Janckila, two brothers, James Gordon Larkins and Albert William Larkins.
Surviving are numerous relatives and friends overseas and here in the US.
A Celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday, February 18 at 2 PM at Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, 4801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207. Burial will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hardage-giddenshendricksave.com.

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