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 Evelyn L. <I>Bennett</I> Atkinson

Evelyn L. Bennett Atkinson

Charlton County, Georgia, USA
Death 16 Nov 2007 (aged 88)
Waycross, Ware County, Georgia, USA
Burial Axson, Atkinson County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 22956569 · View Source
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Evelyn Bennett Atkinson
Born in Billy's Island in the Okefeenokee Swamp, Charlton County, GA on Feb. 4, 1919
Departed on Nov. 16, 2007 and resided in Brantley County, GA

Visitation: Monday, Nov. 19, 2007
Service: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007
Cemetery: Little Utah Cemetery

Mrs. Evelyn Bennett Atkinson, 88, died Friday (November 16, 2007) at the Satilla Care Center after a lengthy illness.

She was a native of Billy's Island but grew up in Millwood and Axson before moving to Belle Glade, FL, after retiring from Winn Dixie in 1981 she moved to the Waycross area.

She was preceded in death by her husband John Frank Atkinson; her parents, John Gordan Bennett and Ettie Williams Bennett; a granddaughter, Joellyn Knight. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

The survivors include three daughters, Linda Sullivan of Brantley County, Ramona Knight (husband Samual Nelson, Jr.) of Jupiter, FL and Caroline Wiseman (husband Roy Edward) of Clewiston, FL; a half sister, Lula Mae Mullis (husband Kenneth) of Brantley County; 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday (November 20, 2007) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The burial will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday in the Little Utah Cemetery in Axson. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday evening at Music Funeral Home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Music Funeral Home is in Charge of arrangements.

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  • Created by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
  • Added: 17 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22956569
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Evelyn L. Bennett Atkinson (4 Feb 1919–16 Nov 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22956569, citing Little Utah Cemetery, Axson, Atkinson County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Wiregrass Irisheyes (contributor 46586838) .