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Francise Atkins Obituary

Francise Fostine Atkins
Francise Fostine Atkins

June 7, 1928 - December 4, 2016
Resided in Knoxville, TN


FRANCES F. ATKINS - age 88, of Knoxville, passed away 4:49 p.m. Sunday, December 4, 2016 at her home.

She was of the Baptist faith and retired as a store manager for Jimmy Alexander at Kay's Ice Cream after 56 years of service.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Alice Stevens; husband, Charles E. Atkins; and sister, Faye Arterburn.

She is survived by her caregiver and friend, Debbie McElhose; and longtime friend and co-worker, Bobbie Yoder both of Knoxville, as well as several longtime friends and co-workers from Kay's Ice Cream.

The family and friends will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Woodlawn Cemetery for a graveside service and interment with Reverend Larry Winters officiating.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Thursday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway.

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Stevens Mortuary
1304 Oglewood Ave
Knoxville, TN US 37917
Thursday, December 8, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Woodlawn Cemetery
4500 Woodlawn Pike
Knoxville, TN US 37920
Thursday, December 8, 2016
12:30 PM
Woodlawn Cemetery
4500 Woodlawn Pike
Knoxville, TN US 37920
Thursday, December 8, 2016
12:30 PM



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