Elsie DeBardeleben Atchison

January 5, 1927November 3, 2018

Elsie DeBardeleben Atchison, of Lowndesboro Alabama, passed away on November 3, 2018 at the age of 91. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Chuck DeBardeleben and Jim Atchison. Elsie is survived by her daughters, Debby McLaughlin (Scott) and Cindy Lang (Richard); sons, Bill DeBardeleben (Mary) and Mark DeBardeleben, Jim Atchison, Jr. (Marilyn); grandchildren, Alsie Jane Heil, Jennifer Southern, Michael Weaver, Bryan McLaughlin, Mark McLaughlin, Dana Cody, and Kerry Merritt; and 11 Great Grandchildren. A Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 11:15am at Leak Memory Chapel in Montgomery, followed by a Celebration of Life at noon, officiated by Rev. Randall Newman. Pallbearers to include Mark McLaughlin, Bryan McLaughlin, Charles Merritt Jr., Bob Hagood, Bob Atchison, and Pate DeBardeleben. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Beacon of Hope Church of God, Montgomery, AL.


  • Check DeBardeleben, Husband
  • Jim Atchison, Husband
  • Debby (Scott) McLaughlin, Daughter
  • Cindy (Richard) Lang, Daughter
  • Bill (Mary) DeBardeleben, Son
  • Mark DeBardeleben, Son
  • Alsie Jane Heil, Grandchild
  • Jennifer Southern, Grandchild
  • Michael Weaver, Grandchild
  • Bryan McLaughlin, Grandchild
  • Mark McLaughlin, Grandchild
  • Dana Cody, Grandchild
  • Kerry Merritt, Grandchild
  • She also leaves behind 11 Great-Grandchildren.

  • Mark McLaughlin, Pallbearer
  • Bryan McLaughlin, Pallbearer
  • Charles Merritt Jr., Pallbearer
  • Bob Hagood, Pallbearer
  • Bob Atchison, Pallbearer
  • Pate DeBardeleben


  • Visitation Wednesday, November 7, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Elsie DeBardeleben Atchison

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