JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
OBITUARIES

Thomas Moses Atkins

Thomas Moses Atkins, 93, Waltonville, died at 2 p.m. Friday at Good 
Samaritan Hospital.  He was a blacksmith for many years.

Mr. Atkins was born in Jefferson County Dec. 19, 1891, the son of E. C. 
(Doc) and Marthene (Baker) Atkins. On Oct. 2, 1915 in Benton, he 
married Fern Isom, who survives.

He was of the Protestant Faith.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Fry and Frick Funeral 
Home with the Rev. Floyd Hartley officiating.  Burial will be in Knob 
Prairie Cemetery.
 
Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

In addition to his wife, survivors include two sons, Tommy Atkins and 
wife Rosemary of Mt. Vernon, Donald Atkins and wife Ruth Ann of Benton; 
two daughters, Mrs. Ila Newell of Mt Vernon, Mrs. Ray (Marie) Hall and 
Mrs. Leroy (June) Hamlin, both of Waltonville; 10 grandchildren; and 15 
great-grandchildren.

*Note* from submitter: Mr. Atkins died May 3, 1985


Date: May 4, 1985
Source: Register-News 
Submitted by; Rosemary Atkins 
Relationship: Daughter-in-law

Visit RootsWeb 
 
Submit An Obituary
 HOME | OBIT INDEX
Please send additions & corrections to 
Jefferson County Coordinator Cindy Ford
© 2005-2014 by Cindy Ford
All rights reserved