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Funeral services for Edward Atkisson, 88, of Bellville were held Tuesday,
April 11 ,2006 at 10 a.m. from St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Bellville with
the Rev. Bob Gribble officiating. Interment was at Oak Knoll Cemetery in
Edward Eugene Atkisson was born March 13,1918 in Clay City,  Ill. to Maggie
Fry and Eugene V. Atkisson. He graduated from Clay County Schools.
He was a Veteran of World War II, served aboard the U.S.S. Bunker Hill CV
17. He graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a degree in
Mechanical Engineering.
Married Jeanette Batla Sept. 5,1948 in Bellville.
Retired from Reed Rock Bit Co. (Baker and Hughes) in 1982 after 31 years as
Special Field Engineering Representative, living in Houston, Mt. Vernon,
Ill., Midland, Texas and Oklahoma City.
Member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Bellville, where he served on the
Vestry and as Head Usher. Life member of B.P.O.E. No. 979 Brenham, V.F.W.
Post 6522 Bellville, U.S.S. Bunker Hill Aircraft Carrier Association,
Bellville General Hospital Auxiliary.
Edward Eugene Atkisson died Sunday, April 9, 2006 in Bellville.
He is survived by his wife Jeanette of Bellville; son John Atkinson of
Oklahoma City and sister Helen Price of West Liberty, Ill.
Preceded in death by father, mother, 2 brothers, Leland, Leo and a sister
Fay Atkisson Huffman.
Charities  Bellville Hospital Auxiliary, P.O. Box 977, Bellville, Texas
77418 or St Mary's Episcopal Church, 24 N. Masonic, Bellville, Texas 77418.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels in
Posted by Joy Neely


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