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 Marie <I>Shumate</I> Atkins

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Marie Shumate Atkins

  • Birth 16 Apr 1917 Green Sulphur Springs, Summers County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 23 Feb 2006 Martinsville City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Martinsville, Martinsville City, Virginia, USA
  • Plot 7-83
  • Memorial ID 92178016

Daughter of Henry Alexander Shumate and Myrtle Daubenspeck Shumate and wife of B.I. Atkins

Marie S. Atkins
Died Thursday, February 23, 2006

Feb 26, 2006

Marie Shumate Atkins, 88, of 908 Spruce St., Martinsville, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, at her home.

She was born in Green Sulphur Springs, W.Va., on April 16, 1917, to Henry Alexander Shumate and Myrtle Daubenspeck Shumate. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, B.I. Atkins; two sisters, Fern Gwinn and Gladys Hill; and a brother, Ross Shumate.

She was a member of Freedom Baptist Church and Order of The Eastern Star.

Surviving are a sister, Ila Clark of Bluefield; a brother, Charles Henry Shumate of Newton Falls, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at McKee-Stone Funeral chapel with Pastor Carl Keith officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Burial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Freedom Baptist Church, P.O. Box 3281, Martinsville, Va. 24112, or Lick Creek Baptist Church, P.O. Box 105, Green Sulphur Springs, W.Va. 25966.

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  • Created by: Sam Eanes
  • Added: 19 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92178016
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marie Shumate Atkins (16 Apr 1917–23 Feb 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92178016, citing Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, Martinsville City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Sam Eanes (contributor 47325588) .