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:
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