MITCHELL Wilma M. Atkins, 76, Mitchell, passed away at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.
Born July 17, 1934, in Nelson County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of William and Virgil (Humes) Duncan. She married Jimmie E. Atkins May 20, 1953, and he preceded her in death November 15, 1998.
She had managed the Camp Store at Spring Mill State Park and worked in the cafeteria at Mitchell High School. Wilma was a past Worthy Matron of Order of Eastern Star No. 503.
Steven E. (Sherri) Atkins, Orleans
Jimmie E. (Virginia) Atkins, Newberry, South Carolina
Larry D. (Christina) Atkins, Mitchell
Cheri (Robert) Ross, Southlake, Texas
13 great grandchildren
Ruby (Huston) Burns, South Boston
Frances (Paul) Hoskins, Mitchell
Joyce (L.W.) Powell, Memphis
Barbara (Terry) Kilhourne, Dallas, Georgia
Her parents; husband; and sister, Thelma Wasserman, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 4, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Atkins officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday and from 10:00 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.