CHARLESTON -- Martha Jean Atchison, 65, died March 25, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Jan. 14, 1943, in Tupelo, Miss., to the late James A. and Julia James Harris, she had lived in Missouri for over 50 years. She was a certified nurses assistant and had worked for over 18 years at Charleston Manor. She was a member of Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Wyatt where she was a member of the senior choir.
Survivors include: four sons and a daughter-in-law, Eddie Atchison of Phoenix and Johnny and Sandra Atchison, Christopher Atchison and Demetrice Atchison of Charleston; three daughters and a son-in-law, Linda Pope of Sikeston and Alisa and Melvin Williams and Bridgett Atchison of Charleston; two sisters, Julie Boldes and Annie Pearl Burke of Charleston; and 20 grandchildren and 14 great-
Visitation is scheduled from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Williams Funeral Home in Charleston. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Mercy Seat Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Sylvester Davis will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.