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Bennie Lee Acree

Obituary-Bennie Lee Acree

Mr. Bennie Lee Acree, age 73, passed away peacefully at his home,  February 24, 2016, surrounded by his family and friends.  Mr. Acree was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and a deacon.  He was a self-employed contractor for 41-years, a  avid fisherman and a Stew-Master.  He is survived by 1-son Bruce Acree and wife Sharon of Emporia, daughters, Darlene Woodard and husband Dennis, of Branchville, Va., Hope Carter & husband Jason of Lake Gaston and Tina Hantz and husband John of Roanoke Rapids, N. C.; companion, Yvonne Wilhelm, of the home, Grandchildren, Andrew Acree, Austin Falwell, Scott Acree, Brittany Carter , Michael Hantz, Kayla Carter and Emilee Hantz and numerous brothers and sisters.

A visitation will be held Saturday, February 27 from 11:00 A. M. to 1:00 P. M. at the Echols Funeral Home Chapel, 806 Brunswick Ave., Emporia, Virginia where funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P. M. with interment to follow at the Greensville Memorial Cemetery. Online condolences  may be made to the family at. www.echolsfuneralhome.com.

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