|Birth: ||Jun. 22, 1919|
|Death: ||Aug. 8, 2003|
Cora Leona Atkinson, 84, passed away on Friday, August 8, 2003 at St. James House in Baytown. She was a life long resident of the Baytown area. Cora Atkinson was born June 22, 1919 in Lynchburg to Everette and Annie Reed. Cora was in the first graduating class from Robert E. Lee in 1937. She joined the women's army core in 1943 and made rank of sergeant. She was chief cook and enjoyed serving, and was stationed in Daytona Beach, Florida. She married Doyle James Atkinson in 1950 after meeting him in the café where she worked as a waitress. They were married for 50 years. She enjoyed collecting antique glassware and furniture.
She was a caring, strong, generous and loving person who was always full of energy. She loved her family and would do anything to help and support them and enjoyed spending time with her family. She touched the lives of many people and will be greatly missed by all. She also enjoyed her Dachshund dogs, cats and loved to rescue animals.
Cora's surviving relatives are her daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Dennis Lucas of Crosby, TX; grandson, Kris Ramonda of College Station, TX; nieces and spouses, Patsy Wetch of Billings, Montana, Joyce and Mike Brautigam of Dayton, TX, Joann and Keith Edwards of Willis, TX, and Mary Bounds of LaPorte, TX; nephews and spouses, Marvin and Gladys Sheppard of Baytown, TX, Pete and Belvia Courvelle of Highlands, TX, Al Williams of Mont Belview, TX, Gordon and Lupe Reed of Canyon Lake, TX, and Glenn Reed of San Antonio, TX.
For those desiring, memorials may be given to St. James House, 5800 W. Baker Rd., Baytown, Texas 77521.
Family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, August 11, 2003 at Earthman Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be at 3:00 p.m. On Tuesday, August 12, 2003 at Earthman Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Ed Weatherly officiating. Interment will follow at Earthman Memory Gardens Cemetery, 8624 Garth Road, Baytown, Texas.
Doyle J Atkinson (1918 - 2000)*
Earthman Memory Gardens
Created by: Spydergal 2011
Record added: Jan 21, 2012
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