Sonya Ann Atkinson (1929 - 2017)

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Sonya Ann Atkinson passed away peacefully on Nov. 12, 2017. Her daughter, Erin, who preceded her in death, was there to receive her in Heaven.
She was born on Jan. 20, 1929, as Sonya Lawyer in Beech Grove, Ind. She is the mother of six children and was employed as a teacher's aid to mentally handicap children for 18 years. She moved to Alaska in 1997, loving the beauty and finding happiness along the journey. An active member of Alanon for seven years, she was always kind, smiling and making friends everywhere she went.
Sonya is survived by her husband; five of her six children; 18 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She will be missed by many.
A private celebration of life was held by her family.
Published in Anchorage Daily News from Nov. 16 to Nov. 17, 2017