LOUISE WYATT COLLECTION
Chester Milton Atkins
Jul 30, 1896 – May 17, 1941
Prominent Farmer Buried Sunday
Funeral services for Chester Milton Atkins, 45, prominent farmer of the Indian Mound community, were conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. Burial was in the family cemetery. Survivors are his wife, Elva; three children, Bruce, Estelle and Ted; and seven brothers, Richard Atkins, Indian Mound; Graham Atkins of Oakwood; Clinton Atkins of Clarksville; and Fred, Irvin, Orman, and Eric Atkins of New Providence. Pallbearers were Mac Bellamy, Clifford and Lee Smith, Harold Mann, Dewey Vaughn, and Franklin Smith. Honorary pallbearers: Bailey and Hobert Smith, Herman Tippit, John Summers, Emmett Threatt, Edgar and B. B. Lewis, and Johnny Lehman. Milligan & Ridgeway in charge of burial services.
(Note: Chester Milton 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!