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Roselawn Funeral Home & Roselawn Cemetery

741 Danville Road SW, Decatur, AL

OBITUARY

Betty Lou Atchison

February 5, 1932July 18, 2020
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Betty Lou Atchison, 88, of Decatur, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2020. A graveside service for Mrs. Atchison will be on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 10:00 am in Roselawn Cemetery. Mrs. Atchison was a Navy Veteran, who served in the Korean Conflict, where she met her husband, Mack Donald Atchison in 1953, to whom she was married to for 50 years. She was an avid bowler and attended South Chapel Hill Baptist Church. Her favorite saying was “If you can’t have fun, go home!” Her laughter will be fondly remembered by all who met her. Mrs. Atchison will be greatly missed. She is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence Salzman and Tina Kruger Salzman; husband, Mack Donald Atchison; one sister, and four brothers. Mrs. Atchison is survived by her children, Dawna Atchison Fulmer (Gary), Cheryl Atchison Travis (David), and Douglas Atchison (Melesha); grandchildren, Brandon Fulmer, Josh Fulmer (Amy), David Ean Travis (Briana), April Atchison Butler, Megan Atchison Maxwell (Cody), Zachary Atchison, and Hannah Atchison; 9 great-grandchildren, and one sister, Mary Salzman Foster. Pallbearers will be Gary Fulmer, Josh Fulmer, Larry Stewart, Stacy Hamilton, Zachary Atchison, and Cody James Maxwell. Honorary pallbearer will be Brandon Fulmer. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to the Alzheimer's Association and the Dementia Society of America.

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, July 21, 2020

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Jo Salzman

July 19, 2020

Betty was always fun to talk to and visit with. What I remember about her is that she made the best Pecan Pie in the world!! My prayers for the family.

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