Shirley M. Atkins
January 27, 1936 ‒ February 13, 2019
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Shirley M. Atkins, age 83, of Mount Vernon passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at her home with her family at her side.
She was born on January 27, 1936 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania to the late Homer and Marie (Stiver) Deahl. Shirley was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Hill Church.
Shirley is survived by her husband, of nearly 49 years, Donald Atkins; her daughters Christine (Tom) Ross, Jacqui (Paul) Akert; her son Dean (Sue) Ruddock; four grandchildren, Landra (Will) Houston, Nicole (Luke) Wickline, Jennifer (Josh) Johnson, Christopher Ruddock; five great grandchildren; her brother Jack Deahl; and her sisters, Sally (Dick) Kriser, Nancy Wallace, Pat (Ken) Lewis and Peg (Dan) Mandraken.
The family will observe a private graveside service at Crown Hill Cemetery in Twinsburg, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County.
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