Henry Lewis Atkins
Mar 19, 1885 – Jun 20, 1955 

Henry Lewis Atkins Rites in Stewart

            Clarksville - Funeral services for Henry Lewis Atkins, 70, retired farmer who died Monday, were to be held this afternoon at Wyatt's Chapel Methodist Church near Dover.
            Mr. Atkins, a native of Stewart County who had resided here four years, died at the home of a son, Edgar Atkins, Route 5, after a short illness.
            The Rev. Eunice Crow and the Rev. Delwyn Fryer were to conduct the rites and burial was to be in Hall Cemetery.
            Mr. Atkins was a son of the late Charles and Mattie Wyatt Atkins.  He was first married to Miss Gertrude Bryant, who died in 1919.  Later he married Miss Maude Austin, who died in 1945.
            He was a member of Rose Valley Methodist Church.  Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Oscar Lewis, Clarksville; two sons, Roy Atkins, Clarksville; and Vernon Atkins, Dover; four sisters, Mrs. Gus Wyatt, Dover; Mrs. Horace Wallace, Indian Mound, Mrs. Onis Johnson, Clarksville; and Mrs. Bonnie King, Granite City, IL; and four brothers, Paul Atkins, Cumberland City; DeWitt Atkins, Dover; and Allen and Herschel Atkins, Clarksville.

(Note:  Henry Lewis Atkins was a gg grandson of Rev. War soldier Lewis Atkins)

Submitted by  Kyle, Melanie and David Atkins  on behalf of Louise Wyatt-  Thank you!


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