Graveside  services  for  Mrs.  Viola  Mae Atkinson, 86, of
Cookeville, Tennessee, will be held at 10 A.M. on Tuesday, July
17,  2007,   at   the   Byers   Cemetery   in   the   Center  Grove
community of Jackson County, TN.

The  family  will  receive  friends   at   the   funeral  home  on
Monday   from   9  A.M.  –  9  P.M.   The  family  will  meet at the
cemetery on Tuesday.

Mrs. Atkinson passed away on Saturday,  July  14,  2007,  at
Standing Stone Care Center in Monterey, TN.
 
She was born August 12, 1920, in Memphis, MI,  to  the  late
George and Grace Cole Standen.   She  was  married  to the
late
Lloyd Atkinson and Arthur Leonard Sullivan. She was a
homemaker, and a member of the Church of God in Detroit, MI.

In addition to her husbands and parents,  she was preceded
in   death   by
 1  Grandson:  Joseph D. Llano; and 1 Brother:
Charles Standen.

Survivors  include  
1 Daughter and Son-in-Law:   Kathleen
and Kenneth Davidson of Cookeville,  TN;   
2   Grandchildren:
Kellyann Agner of Danville, VA,   and   Kolleen Rae Davidson of
Austell, GA;   
5 Great - Grandchildren: Brandon Llano, Felicia
Marie  Hester,  Cristina  Llano,  Nicholas  Agner,   and   Brianna
Agner; and
1 Step – Daughter: Esther Barber of Pontiac, MI.

Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
© 2007 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home