John Hershel Atkins

June 16, 1893 - 1966

        J. H. Atkins, 73, died Sunday night enroute to Clarksville Memorial Hospital following a sudden illness.He was a resident of 216 K Street, New Providence.
        Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wyatt's Chapel Methodist Church.  Burial will be in the Hall Cemetery, Milligan Funeral Home, Dover, in charge.
        Mr. Atkins was born June 16, 1893, son of the late Charlie and Mattie Atkins.  He was a member of the Methodist Church.       
        Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Betty Legate Atkins; two sons, Jesse Atkins, Clarksville; and Evans Atkins, Nashville; three daughters, Mrs. Earl Coleman, Mrs. Robert White and Mrs. Art Cavins, all of Chicago; two brothers, Allen Atkins, Clarksville; and Paul Atkins, Cumberland City; three sisters, Mrs. May King, Granite City, IL; Mrs. Maggie Wallace, Cub Creek, TN; and Mrs. Ruth Wyatt, Big Rock, TN; 12 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  The body is at the funeral home.

(John Hershel 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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