|Birth: ||Dec. 16, 1908|
|Death: ||Jul. 13, 1988|
Services were held Jul 15, 1988 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services were under the auspices of Lufkin Mason Lodge #669 A.F. & A.M.
Mr. Atkinson,79, was a life long resident of Lufkin.
He was in the candy business for more than 35 years.
He was a retired partner in Atkinson-Crawford Sales Co.
He was a member of Lufkin Masonic Lodge #669 A.F. & A.M., York Rite Mason and Scottish Rite Thirty Second Degree Mason. Also, Arabic Temple Shrine and past president of the Lufkin Shrine Co.
Wife: Myrtle Nellie Atkinson
Daughters & husbands: Judy and Hinson Barfield and Barbara and Payton Mathis
Granddaughters: Judy Lynn Guerra, Lauralyn Hilliard, Jane Holland and Joey Southern
Grandson: James L. Holland II
Great-granddaughter: Courtney Guerra
Great-grandson: Jameson Hilliard
Brother: B. E. Atkinson, Sr.
Sisters: Josie McDuffie, Lenora Duncan, Mary Graeter and Monique Marbery
Benjamin Franklin Atkinson (1878 - 1949)
Shellie Belle Cupp Atkinson (1883 - 1966)
Myrtle Nelle Wilson Atkinson (1914 - 2008)*
Basil Erick Atkinson (1903 - 1992)*
Julius Cupp Atkinson (1908 - 1988)
Josie Nina Atkinson McDuffie (1915 - 1991)*
Benjamin Franklin Atkinson (1921 - 1976)*
IN LOVING MEMORY
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Record added: Jul 11, 2010
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