VENICE, Fla. -- Madalyn Mitchem Atkin, 87, formerly of Lilbourn, Mo., died April 7, 2006, at Venice Regional Medical Center in Venice.
Born Oct. 5, 1918, near Lathrop, Mo., she was a former member of the First Baptist Church of Lilbourn.
Her husband, Bill Mitchem Jr., preceded her in death in 1976. She later married Wendell Atkins who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, William "Bill" and Jill Mitchem of Orlando and Philip and Pat Mitchem of Nokomis; three stepsons; and five grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Robert L. Mitchem.
Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church of Venice.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home in Lilbourn. The Rev. Bob Medlock will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Mounds Park Cemetery in Lilbourn.