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A. W. Atkinson
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Birth: Mar. 23, 1921
Quail
Collingsworth County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 2010
Wake Village
Bowie County
Texas, USA

A.W. ATKINSON, 89, OF WAKE VILLAGE, TEXAS DIED FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2010 IN A LOCAL RETIREMENT CENTER. MR. ATKINSON WAS BORN MARCH 23, 1921 IN QUAIL, TEXAS. HE GRADUATED FROM OKLA. CITY UNIVERSITY AND PERFORMED GRADUATE STUDIES AT SMU.HE WAS RETIRED FROM THE FEDERAL PRISON SYSTEM AS A SOCIAL WORKER AND OFFICER FOR THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS. HE WAS AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, TEXARKENA, TEXAS, AND HAD BEEN A LONG TIME MEMBER OF THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN TEXARKANA, TEXAS. HE WAS ACTIVE LIFE MEMBER OF THE WAKE VILLAGE LIONS CLUB. HE WAS AN ARMY MEDIC CORPS VETERAN OF WWII AND THE KOREAN WAR. A.W. ATKINSON WAS THE RECIPIENT OF THE BRONSE STAR FOR HIS SERVICE DURING WWII.
HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS, ALVIN W. AND LILLIE SANFORD ATKINSON, HIS WIFE MARGARET ATKINSON, AND HIS BROTHER, ORVILLE ATKINSON.
HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS DAUGHTER AND SON IN-LAW, ANITA AND BOBBY DODEZ OF TEXASKANA, TEXAS; ONE SON AND DAUGHTER IN-LAW WESLEY AND KAREN ATKINSON OF RICHARDSON, TEXAS; ONE SISTER, ALICE HUGHART OF OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA; TWO NIECES, MARSHA HUGHART OF HOUSTON AND CHARLOTTE HUGHART OF NORTH RICHLAND HILLS.ONE SISTER IN-LAW, NINA SNIDER OF PLAINVIEW; ONE NEPHEW, JIM AKINSON; FOUR GRANDDAUGHTER, LISA FERELL OF HOOKS, TEXAS, KRIS DODEZ OF TEXARKANA, RACHEL ATKINSON AND MEGAN ATKINSON OF RICHARDSON; AND ON REA GRADSON, AUSTIN PERY OF HOOKS.
FUNERAL SERVICES WERE AT 10:00 A.M. NOV. 1, AT CHAPELWOOD FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL WITH REV. BOBBY FISCHER AND REV. CHRIS SUTHERLAND OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAAS AT CHAPELWOOD MEMORIAL GARDENS WITH MILITARY RITES. 
 
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 Parents:
  Alvin Washington Atkinson (1873 - 1964)
  Lillie Bell Sanford Atkinson (1893 - 1961)
 
Burial:
Chapelwood Memorial Gardens
Wake Village
Bowie County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Kenneth L. Moody
Record added: Nov 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61225874
A. W. Atkinson
Added by: Gala Sherman
 
A. W. Atkinson
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