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 Estella Atkinson

Estella Atkinson

Birth
Hope, Knox County, Maine, USA
Death 25 Dec 2005 (aged 93)
Grass Valley, Nevada County, California, USA
Burial Grass Valley, Nevada County, California, USA
Memorial ID 16197308 · View Source
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Services for Estella Atkinson of Grass Valley will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Nevada City chapel of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary. Burial will take place at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery in Grass Valley.

Mrs. Atkinson died Sunday, Dec. 25, at Spring Hill Manor. She was 93.

She was born on June 12, 1912, in Hope, Maine. She married Dwight Tipton in 1930, in Cripple Creek, Colo., they moved to Miami, Ariz. where he was a hard-rock miner, and had two sons Don and Norman. They then moved to Grass Valley where they lived until the mines closed. She married Richard Atkinson in 1953. She worked for Sears & Roebuck in Sacramento until retiring in 1967. She moved back to Grass Valley. She was a member of the Nevada County Travel Club. She enjoyed traveling and gardening.

She is survived by her son, Norman Tipton of Grass Valley; four grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands Dwight Tipton, and Richard Atkinson; and son, Donald Tipton.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary.


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  • Created by: Kellybee
  • Added: 15 Oct 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16197308
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Estella Atkinson (12 Jun 1912–25 Dec 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16197308, citing Greenwood Memorial Cemetery, Grass Valley, Nevada County, California, USA ; Maintained by Kellybee (contributor 46618748) .