Obituary: Delorma R. Atkison

April 8, 1929 – July 22, 2019

Delorma R. Atkison, 90, formally of Shoals, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2019, in Henderson, Kentucky.

She was born April 8, 1929. in Shoals, to George W. and Margaret (Freeman) Wade. She married Everett “Junior” Atkison on October 12, 1949. at the Shoals Church of Christ. He preceded her in death on April 18, 2017.

She was a graduate of Shoals High School, was a Teachers Aide in the Shoals Community School System and was employed in the accounting department at the U.S. Gypsum. She attended the Shoals Church of Christ and the Washington Church of Christ.

Surviving include her three sons, Greg (Brenda) Atkison of Henderson, Kentucky, Roger Atkison of Franklin and Warren Atkison of Shoals; five grandchildren, Adam and Kristi, Andy and Karen, John and Tiffany, Ryan,
and Taylor; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Joan Hyslop of Kissimmee, Florida, and Mary Mae Sherfick of Shoals; and one brother, John Wade of Charlotte, North Carolina.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband and four brothers, Francis, Virgil, Wayne, and George Wade.

Funeral services are at Noon on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at the Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals with Stan Day officiating. Burial will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-7 PM Friday and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

The Queen-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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