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Iva Ruth Wise Atkerson
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1909
Death: Jun. 24, 2002

Obituary, The State (Columbia, SC) June 25, 2002: Iva Atkerson, Lugoff - Services for Iva Wise Atkerson, 92, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2002 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, McRae Road, Camden, with burial in the church cemetery. Services will be conducted by the Reverends Von Cockrell, DeWitt Atkerson and Jimmy Atkerson. Visitation will be for 6-8 tonight at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel and other times at her residence, 1927 Highway 1 South, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church, P.O. Box 798, Camden, SC 29020. Mrs. Atkerson died peacefully after a long illness, Monday, June 24, 2002, surrounded by her family at her residence. Born July 30, 1909, in Swansea, she was a daughter of the late John and Annie Karuth Wise. She was married for 70 years to the late Rev. John D. Atkerson. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church where she had taught Sunday School for many years. She will be greatly missed by her family who spent many years lovingly taking care of her. Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law, Louise Cockrell of Lugoff, Jeanie Ruth and Charles Lovett of Columbia, Miriam and Charles Moore of Lugoff, Sandra and Charles Jackson of Camden, Karen and Gary Pullen of Lugoff and Cheryl and Gary Watkins of West Columbia; sons and daughters-in-law Marion and Zora Atkerson of Rock Hill, Johnny and Lois Atkerson of Blythewood, DeWitt and Helen Atkerson of Lexington and Jommy and Frankie Atkerson of Camden, 29 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband; daughter, Annette; infant son, three grandchildren; five sisters and four brothers. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Oliver Wise (1876 - 1953)
  Frances Karuth Wise Wise (1884 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  John D Atkerson (1903 - 1998)*
 
 Children:
  Annette Atkerson (1934 - 1937)*
  Johnny Thomas Atkerson (1938 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ethel Gertrude Wise Whitaker Pritchard (1901 - 1973)*
  Myrtle Isadora Wise Slice (1903 - 1987)*
  Wade William Wise (1906 - 1932)*
  Iva Ruth Wise Atkerson (1909 - 2002)
  M Lucile Wise (1911 - 1911)*
  John Fuller Wise (1916 - 2001)*
  Luther Walker Wise (1921 - 1950)**
  Luther Walker Wise (1921 - 1950)**
  James Edward Wise (1923 - 1984)**
  Janie Estelle Wise Maher (1924 - 1996)**
  Oscar Giddeon Wise (1927 - 1992)**
  John Oliver Wise (1927 - 1927)**
  Cleo Aline Wise Pylant (1929 - 1955)**
  Baby Wise (1932 - 1932)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Emmanuel Baptist Church Cemetery
Kershaw County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Sherry Outlaw Massengale
Record added: Mar 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50373279
Iva Ruth <i>Wise</i> Atkerson
Added by: Sherry Outlaw Massengale
 
 
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Mama, It's almost that time of year again, when your daylilies are just coming out of the ground. In a few months they will be in full bloom. You made sure that all of your daughters and daughter in laws had some of your most favorite ones. We all have ou...(Read more)
- Karen Atkerson
 Added: Mar. 2, 2011
Hey Grandma!I'm sorry that I never had the chance to meet you.I have heard so much about you.I know that you were an amazing woman.Even though I didn't get to meet you I just want you to know I love you.I also wanted to let you know that you left a great ...(Read more)
- Courtney Atkerson
 Added: Feb. 8, 2011
 
 
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