|Birth: ||Jul. 5, 1926|
|Death: ||Mar. 25, 2011|
March 26, 2011
The Meridian Star, Meridian, MS
PHILADELPHIA - Services for Pete Atkinson will be held Sunday, at 2 p.m., at McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Chris Vowell and Duaine Morgan officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery in the Burnside Community of Neshoba County with Masonic Rites. McClain-Hays Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Atkinson, 84, died Friday, Mar. 25, 2011, at Neshoba County Nursing Home. He was born and reared in the Burnside Community of Neshoba County and was a graduate of Arlington High School. He made his home in Jackson for many years before moving back to Neshoba County 22 years ago. Mr. Atkinson was a member of Salem Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during World War II. He was a member of Philadelphia Masonic Lodge # 93.
Survivors include his wife, Cressie Ryals Atkinson of Philadelphia; sons: Jerry Atkinson of Philadelphia, Stanley Atkinson of Orlando, Fla., Malcom Atkinson of Jackson, and Paul Atkinson of Philadelphia; step-daughter, Barbara Lewis of Philadelphia; step-sons: Kenny Ryals of Philadelphia, Mike Ryals of Philadelphia, and James Allen Nelson of Knoxville, TN; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Cressie Jones Ryals Atkinson (1929 - 2012)*
Created by: LWB
Record added: Feb 26, 2012
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