Edna Louise Atkison

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Mrs. Edna Louise Atkison, 101, passed away September 13, 2015 at 5th Avenue Nursing Center. Born November 9, 1913 in Lindale, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Carlton Leming and the late Etta Isham Leming. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She taught Sunday school for 75 years and was a Vacation Bible School Director for 50 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, O.H. Atkison Sr.; her sons, Orbie Atkison Jr., Carl Atkison and Travis Atkison Sr. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Laverne and Guy Naugher; daughters-in-law, Lorene Atkison, Kaye Atkison and Phyllis Atkinson; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church, 314 Burnett Ferry Road in Rome with the Rev. Paul Moses and the Rev. Larry Ritch officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Cemetery in Piedmont. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service time. Miller and Richards Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home & Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Atkison. Please visit www.oaknollchapel.com to share your memories or leave a condolence message.
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Published in The Anniston Star on Sept. 15, 2015