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Patricia J. (Melvin) Atchison

June 1, 1937 ~ July 3, 2020 (age 83)

Obituary

PATRICIA J. (MELVIN) ATCHISON, 83, of Ina, IL, Went to be with Jesus on July 3, 2020.

She was born in a log cabin near Cedar Hill, West Frankfort, IL on June 1, 1937, the daughter of Leonard Wesley & Audie Dale (Burton) Melvin.

She owned and operated her own Beauty Shop for 15 years in Ina. It was a very special time in her life. She also worked at the Ina Elementary School. Her greatest joy in Life where her; Children, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Some of her favorite things were; cooking, shopping, riding her bicycle and taking care of her pets.

Survivors include:

Son: Jeff Atchison of Ina

Daughter: Robin Marlow & husband Mitch of Ina

3 Granddaughters:

Lindsay Marlow of Oregon

Katilin Wheeler & husband Blake of Summersville

Kelsey Stortzum & husband Trevor of Herrin

4 Great Grandchildren:

Layla & Landry Wheeler

Aria & Amara Stortzum

And many Nieces, Nephews and Cousins

She was preceded in death by a Daughter-Karen (Atchison) Wagner and her Parents. Also 5 Brothers & 4 Sisters.

She was a member of the “Family Worship Media Center”-Rev. Jimmy Swaggart Ministry, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Private Graveside Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, July 9th at the Kirk Cemetery in Ina with Rev. Cameron Trusty officiating.

The Johnston Funeral Home in Ina is in charge of arrangements.

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Services

Private Graveside
Thursday
July 9, 2020

10:30 AM
Kirk Cemetery, Illinois, Ina

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