CHAFFEE -- Jackie Don Atkins, 56, died Dec. 1, 2011, at his home.
Born May 24, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Gus Henry and Opal Mae Wiseman Atkins, he was a life-long resident of Chaffee and attended the First United Methodist Church. He retired in September from Leggett and Platt after 34 years.
On May 24, 1975, he married Bernice Ourth, who survives of the home.
Also surviving are: one son and daughter-in-law, Sid and Lana Atkins of Chaffee; one daughter and son-in-law, Sara and Mark Lueder of Chaffee; a sister, Paula Hutson of Benton; and five grandsons, Peyton Atkins, Kade Atkins, Charlie Lueder, Ty Atkins and Jack Lueder.
Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Friday at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Chaffee with the Rev. J. Michael Davis officiating.
Burial will follow at Union Park Cemetery.
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may be made to:
American Cancer Society
106 Farrar Drive, Suite 104
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701