Eva B. & G. E. Atkins
Van Alstyne Public Library
Van Alstyne - Services for George E. Atkins, 73, a retired
farmer who died Sunday at his residence at Rt. 1, Van Alstyne, will be
held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Flesher Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Hugh
Moody, pastor of the First Christian Church.
Burial will be at Van Alstyne Cemetery.
Mr. Atkins was born in Tennessee, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Elijah
Atkins, and married Eva Walsh in October 1933, in Van Alstyne.He was a
member of the Christian Church.
Surviving are his wife, son, Frank Atkins of Sherman; daughter,
Mrs. Marie Hunter of Van Alstyne; brothers Johnny Atkins of Howe and Jeff
Atkins of Van Alstyne; sisters, Mrs. Lillian Davidson of Anna and Mrs.
Jane Harris of Nacogdoches, and four grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday.
Monday, September 6, 1999
EVA B. ATKINS
Van Alstyne - Mrs. Eva B. Atkins, 84, of Van Alstyne passed
away Saturday in a Sherman hospital. She was born February 9, 1915, to
Pat and Ida Martin Walsh of Randolph, Texas. She married G.E. Atkins on
November 13, 1933 in Anna, Texas. She was a member of the Baptist faith
and is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Marie and J.R. Hunter of
Van Alstyne and her son and daughter-in-law, Frank and Elaine Atkins of
Sherman; four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two brothers, R.A.
Walsh of Randolph, Texas and Hubert Walsh of Merced, California. She was
preceded in death by her husband, G.E. "Hoot" Atkins.
Services will be at noon Monday, September 6, 1999, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow
Chapel with Pastor Jack Wallace officiating. Interment will follow at the
Van Alstyne Cemetery.