Mildred L Atchison

November 4, 1923July 25, 2012

Mildred L. Atchison, 88, passed away, Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at SMMC in Evansville, IN. She was born, November 4, 1923 in Sims, Illinois.

She enjoyed painting, ceramics and working with leather. Mildred was a very artistic lady.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Richard and son Larry Dean Atchison.

Mildred is survived by sons, Richard (Joan) Atchison, Rock Falls, IL; Danny (Marilyn) Atchison, Evansville, IN; daughters, Patricia Atchison (Duane Smith), Evansville, IN; Debra (Bob) Cheek, Eldorado, Il; grandchildren, Bruce Atchison, Brenda Walls, J.D. Smith, II, Jana Vanover, Joseph Brown, Elizabeth Reeves, Michael Atchison, Doug DeLong, Jared DeLong; fourteen great-grandchildren; step-grandchildren, Audrea Murphy and April Robling.

Services will be 11:00AM, Friday, July 27, 2012 at Alexander West Chapel, followed by graveside services 2:00PM at Hams Grove Cemetery in Belle Rive, IL. Friends may visit, Friday from 9:00AM until service time at the funeral home.

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Linda Adams

July 28, 2012

Billie Ruth called last night to tell us of Mildred's passing. We are so very sorry for your loss, We are praying for the family and that God will bless you all and give you strength to sustain in this difficult time.
Cousin, Linda Adams, Foristell, MO

Angela Goedde

July 28, 2012

my sympathy goes out to you. I am on vacation in Arizona. I enjoyed being with her at the nursing home and taking her on outings and she especially liked to shop and buy shiny jewelry. She loved crafts and musical entertainment. I am so glad I got to know her.she will be missed.

Paul Niemeier

July 27, 2012

I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prays for you and your family at this very difficult time. Paul,Cindy, Cheyenne & Wade Niemeier

Karen Boren

July 27, 2012

Pat and family,
I am so sad to hear that your mother has passed. She fought a tough battle. I remember so many great talks you & I had about Mildred. May she Rest in Peace. May God bring comfort & healing to all of your family at this time & always.

Steve Gossman

July 26, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

July 26, 2012

We are so very sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts and prayers. I will never forget Mildred's great sense of humor.

Ron and Carla

Brett Murphy

July 26, 2012

Please accept our heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Mildred always had a wonderful and lively personality that brought smiles to her entire family. Love Brett & Audra Murphy