Apr. 16, 1917 Green Sulphur Springs Summers County West Virginia, USA
Feb. 23, 2006 Martinsville City Virginia, USA
Daughter of Henry Alexander Shumate and Myrtle Daubenspeck Shumate and wife of B.I. Atkins
MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN Marie S. Atkins Died Thursday, February 23, 2006
Feb 26, 2006
Marie Shumate Atkins, 88, of 908 Spruce St., Martinsville, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, at her home.
She was born in Green Sulphur Springs, W.Va., on April 16, 1917, to Henry Alexander Shumate and Myrtle Daubenspeck Shumate. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, B.I. Atkins; two sisters, Fern Gwinn and Gladys Hill; and a brother, Ross Shumate.
She was a member of Freedom Baptist Church and Order of The Eastern Star.
Surviving are a sister, Ila Clark of Bluefield; a brother, Charles Henry Shumate of Newton Falls, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at McKee-Stone Funeral chapel with Pastor Carl Keith officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Burial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Freedom Baptist Church, P.O. Box 3281, Martinsville, Va. 24112, or Lick Creek Baptist Church, P.O. Box 105, Green Sulphur Springs, W.Va. 25966.