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Margaret Cook Atkinson

  • Birth 12 Sep 1924 Ambrose, Coffee County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 11 Feb 2006 Thomasville, Thomas County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Thomasville, Thomas County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 37365067


Allen & Allen Funeral Home
Thomasville, Ga

Services for Margaret Cook Atkinson of Thomasville are at 2:00pm Tuesday February 14 at Allen & Allen Chapel. The Rev. Ramon Hernandez and Rev. John Stephens will officiate and interment will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Atkinson died Saturday, February 11, 2006, at Plantation Manor.

Born Sept 12, 1924 in Ambrose Ga, she was the daughter of the late Luther Benjamin & Rossie Lee Cravey Cook. She was the beloved wife of William B. Atkinson, who survives, on Oct 18, 1946 at 1st United Methodist Church in Thomasville. Mrs. Atkinson was retired from Southwestern State Hospital where she was one of the first RN's to work there.

Mrs. Atkinson graduated from Coolidge High School then went on to graduate from Gallanger School of Nursing in Washington, D.C. She was a member of Dawson Street United Methodist Church where she taught women's adult Sunday school class. She also taught MYF & young people Sunday school class at Fairview Methodist Church, she was a member of the Eastern Star and Gideons International and also a Red Cross Volunteer.

She was the devoted mother of Rossie Atkinson Tullis & son –in-law Terry Tullis of Thomasville, sons William B. & Lea Atkinson, Jr. of Martinez, Ga, and Richard B Atkinson of High Springs, Fl. Most loving grandmother of Bo Atkinson, Dina Atkinson, Robert Atkinson, Rachel Wolf and Richard Atkinson. Greatest great grandmother to Taylor, Destiny, Lee and Xander Atkinson.

She is preceded in death by one sister Cora Sybyl Cook Nixon and brothers Robert Charles Cook, John Luther Cook, Wilbur Benjamin Cook and Fisher Guyton Cook.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southwest Georgia, 818 Gordon Dr, Thomasville, Ga, 31792 or Gideons International, P.O. Box 2361, Thomasville, Ga 31799


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  • Maintained by: Richard Benjamin Atkinson
  • Originally Created by: Winnette
  • Added: 22 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37365067
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Cook Atkinson (12 Sep 1924–11 Feb 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37365067, citing Sunset Memorial Gardens, Thomasville, Thomas County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Richard Benjamin Atkinson (contributor 47732112) .