|Birth: ||Dec. 27, 1917|
|Death: ||May 1, 2005|
Funeral services for Mrs. Fern Hill Atkins, age 87, of Bastrop, will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2005 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Ingram officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 11 a.m. till service time on Wednesday.
Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Cox Funeral Home, Bastrop.
Mrs. Atkins was born December 27, 1917 in Bunker, Missouri and passed away Sunday May 1, 2005 in Bastrop. She was preceded in death by her husband Amon Hill, son Max Hill, and a baby daughter, Jan Hill.
Mrs. Atkins began her professional career in Morehouse Parish teaching third grade at Eastside Elementary School and retired as an an instructor in the Adult Education Program of the Morehouse Parish School System. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bastrop, a volunteer with the Ladies Auxillary at Morehouse General Hospital, and an active member of the U.L.M. Alumni Association.
Fern Hill Atkins is survived by her husband, John C. "Cliff" Atkins of Bastrop; son, Bruce Hill and wife Charlette Hill of New Orleans, Louisiana; daughter in law, Kaye Hill Birkholz of Tomball, Texas; two granddaughters, Jennifer Hill of Denver, Colorado, and Chandler Hill of Arlington, Virginia; three grandsons, Jason Hill of Portland, Oregon, Garland Hill of Evanston, Illinois, and Parker Hill of Tomball, Texas; and a sister, Louise Cain of Bastrop, Louisiana.
Pallbearers will be Jason Hill, Garland Hill, Parker Hill, Michael Atkins, Jack Atkins, and Chris Atkins.
The family request that for those who wish memorials be made to the First Baptist Church, 620 East Madison Street, Bastrop, Louisiana 71220.
John C. Atkins (1918 - 2009)*
Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: RLS
Record added: Aug 17, 2006
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