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Mary Brooks Atkisson

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Atkisson were held Saturday, April 14, 2018, at the Old Hebron Baptist Church. Mrs. Atkisson, 93, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018, at her residence. Dr. John Anderson officiated and interment was in the New Hebron Cemetery.
Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Anthony Daniels, Paul Regan, Mathew Kelly, John Brooks, Zach Rowell and Derry Durr. Honorary pallbearer was Charlie Sorrey.
Mary Marguerite Atkisson was born December 31, 1924, in Wisner, Louisiana, to Willie Lee Brooks, Sr., and Oma Rae Williams. She was an assembly line worker for the American Cancer Society and a member of Black Oak Baptist Church in Okalona. She was a member of the American Beef Masters Association and a former member of Farm Bureau Board of Directors. She love Fox News.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father; husband, Benjamin Atkisson; two daughters, Gwendolyn Atkisson and Regan Skotco; two brothers, Happy Brooks and Willie Lee Brooks, Jr. and two sisters, Patricia Ann Picou and Gwendolyn Pettit.
Mrs. Atkisson is survived by two daughters, Marilyn Sorey (Charlie) or Harrisville and Linda Atkisson Fulton of New Hebron; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and one brother, Jerry Brooks, Sr. (Geraldine) of Silver Creek.
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