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Mary Elizabeth Atkinson

February 4, 1929 ~ November 4, 2019 (age 90)


Mrs. Mary Atkinson, 90 of Sparks passed away Monday, November 4, 2019 at her residence.  Mrs. Atkinson was born February 4, 1929 to the late Orvin & Lilly Moore Flowers.  She owned Stylistic Beauty Shop in Adel.

Survivors include her son, Jimmy (Debbie) Atkinson of Columbus; daughters, Sylvia (Ray) Cavender of California & Tennessee, and Cathy (Jimmy) Walker of Sparks; grandchildren, Kimberly Cavender, Ray & Christine Anguiano, Martin & Whitney Milsap, Caleb Atkinson, Mitch Walker, Scott & Jessica Walker, Ashley Walker (Michael Bailey), and Holly Southerland; 11 great grandchildren; sisters, Becky (Vona) Rewis of Adel, Barbara (Jim) McMillian of Nashville; and a very special caregiver, Kathy Gilbert.  Mrs. Atkinson was preceded in death by two brothers, Wilbur Flowers, and Homer Flowers; and one sister Helen Gibson.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Purvis Funeral Home with Rev. Ike Jefferson officiating.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Tiftarea, 618 Central Ave., Tifton, GA  31794. 

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Memorial Service
November 12, 2019

11:00 AM
Woodlawn City Cemetery

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