|Birth: ||Aug. 23, 1926|
|Death: ||Mar. 10, 2010|
Atkinson, Lillie Ann "Croley"
Born: 23 Aug 1926 in Silo, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA
Died: 10 Mar 2010 at Homestead Nursing Center in Sherman, Grayson County, Texas,
Funeral services for Lillie Ann (Croley) Atkinson (83) will be held on Friday,
March 12, at 10:00 am at the Silo Baptist Church, Silo, OK with Reverends Buddy
Johnson and Roger Speers officiating. Family visitation will be from 7-8 pm
Thursday evening at Coffey ~Murray Funeral Home, Durant, OK. Serving as Honorary
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Hayes, Wendell Peoples, Billy Hayes and Dale Ballard.
Lillie was born on August 23, 1926 in Silo, OK and passed away Wednesday morning
at Homestead Nursing Center in Sherman, TX. She was the youngest and last
surviving of eight children born to Samuel D. and Anna Harriett (Shelnut)
Croley. On November 17, 1945 she married Donald Ray Atkinson.
She was preceded in death by her husband Donald Ray Atkinson May 15, 2003,
parents; sisters, Unavay Burke, Beulah Peoples, Laura Slaten, Lucy Hayes and
Wilma Burnell; brothers, J. R. Croley and Sam D. Croley. She is survived by son,
Tom Atkinson of Durant; granddaughters, Ashlie Atkinson and Alissa Atkinson also
of Durant as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Lillie was a life time member
of Silo Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. She was a
member of the 1944 graduating class of Mead High School. She was employed by
Wacker's Dime Store in Durant, the Big Five Day Care in Durant and the Head
Start Program in Silo. She and her husband, Don, worked many hours contributing
to the upkeep of the Silo Cemetery and the maintenance of the Silo Baptist
Church. Lillie was an excellent cook and her family remembers with fondness her
wonderful fried pies.
Family requests any donations be made to the Gideon's or the Silo Cemetery Fund.
Obituary provided by Durant Ward Family History Center 48155111
Donald R. Atkinson (1923 - 2003)
Silo Restland Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 11, 2010
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