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 Grover Hendrix Atkinson

Grover Hendrix Atkinson

Birth
Independence, Washington County, Texas, USA
Death 3 Aug 1962 (aged 76)
Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas, USA
Burial Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas, USA
Plot Garden of the Last Supper
Memorial ID 54575264 · View Source
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Service: 5 Aug 1962
Age: 76 yrs 6 mo 1 day
Residence:Lufkin, Angelina, TX
Occupation: Construction Contractor
Father: Robert W. Atkinson
Mother: Alice A Sowls
Informant: Mrs. Johnnie Atkinson
Texas Death Certificate reference # 46238
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Service: Burke Methodist Church at 5 pm
Officiates: Rev Wayne Lee, Rev Herschel Ramsey and Dr. Arthur DeLoach
Burial: Garden of Memories Memorial Park
He was the last living member of a Pioneer Texas family, Robert W Atkinson and Alice Sowels (Daughter of Dr and Mrs Robert Sowels of Angola, Indiana)
Married: Johnnie Hudson, June 2, 1912 in Diboll, TX
Moved to Lufkin in 1923 where Mr Atkinson became well known as a building contractor. He helped get draft and approved, a city building code.
Much of his younger life was spend with youth organizations, such as Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts
Member: Burke Methodist Church, a church his parents helped organize

Wife, Johnnie Atkinson
Son, Col Grover G Atkinson
Daughter, Classie ?
Three Toni Marie Atkinson, Gary Arnold Atkinson, and Gregory Atkinson
A number of nieces and nephews

Gipson Funeral Home, directors


Family Members

Siblings

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  • Created by: Carmelita Andrews Rhodes
  • Added: 6 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54575264
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Grover Hendrix Atkinson (2 Feb 1886–3 Aug 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54575264, citing Garden of Memories Cemetery, Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Carmelita Andrews Rhodes (contributor 47292440) .