Osa Ola Atchison
Mrs Osa Ola Atchison, of Belle Rive, died at 9:00 o'clock last night
at the age of 78 years, one month and one day.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Myers Chapel with the
Rev. Bird Green officiating. Burial will be in Ham's Grove Cemetery, when
weather conditions permit. The body will remain at Myers Chapel, where
friends may call.
Mrs. Atchison was born December 25, 1870 in Jefferson County, the daughter
of Clisba D. Riggs and Margaret [Sanders] Riggs. She was first married to
B.F. Melton who preceded her in death in 1929. On January 31,1940 she was
married to G.W. Atchison, who survives.
Mrs. Atchison was a member of the Free Will Baptist church.
Besides her husband she is survived by one son, Ralph Melton of Mt. Vernon;
two daughters, Mrs Lee Whisenhunt of Belle Rive and Mrs. Everett Randolph of
Opdyke; one brother, Charles Riggs of Belle Rive; and two sisters, Mrs. Effie
Bumpus and Mrs. Rosa Melton of Mt. Vernon.
She was preceded in death by five children.
Date: January 26, 1949
Source: newspaper clipping found in old
Submitted by: Margaret Marasco