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Floyd Vernon Atkins

Birth
Dayton, Liberty County, Texas, USA
Death 12 Mar 1989 (aged 78)
Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 84371337 · View Source
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Obituary from the Shreveport Times newspaper, March 13, 1989, Monday, p. 12-A:

SHREVEPORT – Graveside services for Mr. Floyd Vernon Atkins, 78, of Shreveport will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday March 14, at Forest Park Cemetery with Dr. N. O. Pugh, retired Baptist Minister, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Osborn Funeral Home.

Mr. Atkins died Sunday March 12, 1989, at Doctor's Hospital. A native of Dayton, Texas, he had been a resident of Shreveport for the past 60 years. He was a Retired Executive Vice President and past member of the Board of Directors of Commercial National Bank. He was on the Honor Roll of American Institute of Banking, member of the Shreveport Club, Petroleum Club, 40&8 Club and the American Legion. He graduated from Rutgers University and was a U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran of World War II. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Shreveport for many years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Marilyn Evelyn Turner Atkins.

He is survived by one nephew, James L. Fortson; three nieces, Margaret Fortson Holt, Mary Virginia Fortson Ray, and Linda Hanna Gallamore.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to the Louisiana Baptist Children's Home in Monroe, La.


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  • Created by: Shawn Bohannon
  • Added: 2 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84371337
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Floyd Vernon Atkins (25 May 1910–12 Mar 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84371337, citing Forest Park East Cemetery, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Shawn Bohannon (contributor 47062096) .