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Christine Causby Word Atkinson
Birth: Oct. 3, 1912
Carroll County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1989
Moreland
Coweta County
Georgia, USA

Literary Figure. She was the mother of writer Lewis Grizzard and the subject of his book "Don't Forget to Call Your Mama, I Wish I Could Call Mine". Lewis Grizzard's other books have also featured anecdotes about his mother. (bio by: Kathryn Lively) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles B. Word (1888 - 1961)
  Willie S. Word (1891 - 1980)
 
 Spouses:
  Lewis McDonald Grizzard (1914 - 1970)*
  Herbert Burn Atkinson (1924 - 2006)*
 
 Children:
  Lewis Grizzard (1946 - 1994)*
 
 Sibling:
  Christine Causby Word Atkinson (1912 - 1989)
  Hugh Dorsey Word (1914 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Southview Cemetery
Moreland
Coweta County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Atkinson is buried in the WORD family plot at the far end of the cemetery; she is buried next to her son, Lewis Grizzard
 
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Record added: Mar 28, 2001
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Christine Causby <i>Word</i> Atkinson
Added by: Kathryn Lively
 
Christine Causby <i>Word</i> Atkinson
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