|Birth: ||Oct. 25, 1879|
|Death: ||Feb. 11, 1959|
Funeral services for Mrs. J. D. Attkisson, 79 a resident of Grand Saline for the past 52 years were held at 10 am Friday at Main street Baptist Church.
Rev James Dixon, Rev. Howard Conatser, Rev. Harold Spann officiated.
Burial water at Woodside Cemetery under the direction of Bartley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Attkisson died Wednesday morning February 11, 1959 following a long illness. She was born in Tennessee to F.W. Carroll and Sallie ( Seagraves) Carroll
Survivors include three sons, Wesley and Roy Attkisson, both if Grand Saline, and Leonard Attkisson of Sierra Vista, Arizona; six daughters, Mrs. Sally Harris, Mrs. Annie King, Mrs. Willie Joslin, Mrs. Maxell Flora, Mrs Grace Reed, all of Grand Saline, Tx and Mrs. Inez Madden, of Sheveport, La.two brothers Clarence Carroll of San Bernardino, Cal., Comer Carroll of Borger; 25 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers included Dempsey White, John Boyles, WylieThimas, Carl King, and Bo White.
obit was in the Grand Saline Sun Feb 19, 1959
Annie Gordie Carroll Attkisson was born in Tennessee ( believe either Giles Co or Lawrenceburg Co in 1879 to Sallie Seagraves Carroll and Felix Wesley (F.W.)Carroll and she married John D. Attkisson in Lawrence Tn,. on April 26, 1891 They moved their family to Grand Saline TX in the early 1900's Annie and John D. had 11 Children
(1) John Wesley Attkisson (1892-1964)
(2) Sidney Roy Attkisson (1894-1969 )
(3) Sally M. Attkisson Harris (1896- 1976)
s/o Grover Harris
(4) Annie Lee Attkisson King Shields (1899-1982 )
S/o John King
(5) Willie Attkisson Joslin (1901-1988 )
S/o Bryan Robert Joslin SR.
(6) James L. Attkisson (1903-1990) WW II VET
S/o 1) Josephine Lafebria 2) Viola
(7) Martha "Inez" Attkisson Madden (1907-1987)
S/o 2) Emmitt Foster Madden
twins 8)Evert (1909)
twins 9) Claud (1909)
(10) Maxell Attkisson Flora (1911-1976)
(11) Grace Attkisson Reed (1914- )
Above information submitted by Andrea Madden Mings
From my Madden/Attkisson Family Geneology papers
Felix Wesley Carroll (1852 - 1935)
John D Attkisson (1862 - 1935)*
John Wesley Attkisson (1892 - 1964)*
Sidney Roy Attkisson (1894 - 1969)*
Sallie May Attiksson Harris (1896 - 1976)*
Annie Lee Attkisson Shield (1899 - 1982)*
Willie Louetta Attkisson Joslin (1901 - 1988)*
James ''Leonard'' Attkisson (1903 - 1987)*
Martha Inez Attkisson Madden (1907 - 1987)*
Evert Attkisson (1909 - 1910)*
Claud Attkisson (1909 - 1909)*
Maxell Marie Attkisson Flora (1911 - 1976)*
Grace Lucille Attkisson Reed (1913 - 1983)*
Martha Jane Carroll Rittenberry (1873 - 1945)*
Annie Gordie Carroll Attkisson (1879 - 1959)
Van Zandt County
Maintained by: My angel is in heaven ...
Originally Created by: Dana Ribble
Record added: Mar 04, 2006
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