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 Margaret <I>Davis</I> Atkinson

Margaret Davis Atkinson

Birth
Curryville, Gordon County, Georgia, USA
Death 16 Jan 2012 (aged 94)
Medford, Jackson County, Oregon, USA
Burial Eagle Point, Jackson County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 100042310 · View Source
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In loving memory of Margaret Davis Atkinson, wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was born June 8, 1917 in Curryville, Georgia to parents Joe and Azlee Davis, the third of seven children.
Margaret died January 16, 2012 in Medford, Oregon. A committal service celebrating her life was held on January 19, 2012 at Eagle Point National Cemetery, Eagle Point, Oregon, where she was buried with her husband, Donald W. Atkinson, who died July 1, 1992. She and Donald married in 1943.
They moved to the Medford, Oregon area in 1949 where they raised their family. She loved the Rogue Valley.
Margaret retired from the Jackson County Clerks Department. She was a 50 year member Adarel Chapter, Order of Eastern Star in Jacksonville, Oregon. She was active with her pinochle group for many years and enjoyed many hobbies such as knitting, quilting, sewing, doll making, cooking, reading, gardening, and line dancing. Margaret had a sharp mind and independent spirit until the very end. She loved spending time with her family, as they were number one in her life.
In addition to her husband, Donald, she was preceded in death by a son, Don Jr in 2004, a brother, Nevin, and four sisters, Jo, Helen, Nancy, and Peggy.
Margaret's survivors include her daughter, Margaret Ann (Thomas) Hermant of Yreka, California; three grandchildren, Lori (Gary) Strike of Littleton, Colorado, Jennifer (Brett) Dunham of Elk Grove, California, Donald (Melissa) Hermant of Medford, Oregom; six great grandchildren, Shannon Strike, Samantha Hermant, Justin Strike, Brittany Dunham, Jacob Hermant, Trevor Strike; a sister, Lucy Waldron of Marietta, Georgia and many nieces and nephews.


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  • Created by: J
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100042310
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Davis Atkinson (8 Jun 1917–16 Jan 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100042310, citing Eagle Point National Cemetery, Eagle Point, Jackson County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by J (contributor 46897785) .