|Birth: ||May 9, 1885|
|Death: ||Jul. 3, 1951|
Extracted from The Waycross Journal Herald, July 5, 1951, page 5
MRS J.E. ATKINS TAKEN BY DEATH
Mrs. Bessie Barnes Atkins, 65, wife of the late James E. Atkins died Tuesday night in a local hospital after a short illness.
Born in Ohio, Mrs. Atkins came to Georgia with her parents as a young girl. She was a resident of Waycross for 25 years. She had been a member of the Methodist Church for more than 50 years and was active in Sunday School and church work. At the time of her death her membership was in the First Methodist Church. She was a member of the Order of Eastern in Jesup.
She is survived by four sons, Harris E. Atkins, Waycross, J.E. Atkins Jr. and H.V. Atkins, both of Los Angles, Calif. and H. B. Atkins, Jacksonville, Fla; two sisters, Miss Nellie Barnes, Waycross, and Mrs. Clarence Wilson, Glen Allen, VA; eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 in the chapel of Mincy Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oakland cemetery.
Mincy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements
(Contributed by Harris Atkins)
Henry V Barnes (1842 - 1921)
Sarah E Barnes (1847 - 1900)
James E. Atkins (1878 - 1951)*
Created by: Jerry Van Herrin
Record added: Mar 04, 2011
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