|Birth: ||Sep. 9, 1902|
|Death: ||Mar. 4, 1998|
SULLIVAN -- Blanche G. Atchison, 95, of Sullivan died 8:35 a.m. Wednesday (March 4, 1998) in Sullivan Health Care Center.
Graveside services will be 4 p.m. Saturday in Greenhill Cemetery, Sullivan. There will be no visitation. Reed Funeral Home, Sullivan, is in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Sullivan Health Care Center Resident Council Fund or Sullivan Fire and Rescue.
Mrs. Atchison was born Sept. 9, 1902, in Moultrie County, the daughter of Henry Clay and Mary Alice Reeder Fisher. She had been bookkeeper for Atchison Tire & Battery and Atchison Oil Co. She was a member of Sullivan First United Methodist Church and a charter and lifetime member of Sullivan Business and Professional Women's Club. She married Leslie Atchison on Dec. 18, 1920, in Sullivan. He preceded her in death on Jan. 22, 1962.
Surviving are her daughter-inlaw, Betty Atchison of Decatur; grandsons, Dick Atchison of Sullivan; Steve Mark Atchison of Roselle; granddaughters, Susie Adreon of Sun Prairie, Wis.; Linda Wood of Chillicothe; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandsons and one great-great-stepgrandson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, two sons and several brothers and sisters.
Herald & Review - Decatur, Illinois
March 5, 1998 - A7
Note: Headstone birth date: Sept 2, 1902
Plot: Division 2
Created by: JMS
Record added: Aug 01, 2009
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