Theola Atkins

Theola Atkins
June 10, 1918-Nov. 13, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Theola I. Atkins, 93, of Plymouth, passed away at 10:24 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, at the Sanctuary at Holy Cross, in Mishawaka. 
Theola was born June 10, 1918, in Detroit, Mich., to Orlando and Marion (MacDonald) Bryce. Aug. 17, 1940, Theola married Robert “Bob” Atkins in Detroit, Mich. Bob passed away Sept. 13, 2001, after 61 years of marriage. Theola had been a member of the Plymouth Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses since 1952. She was a homemaker, mother of three children, and worked at J.C. Penney, Company, in Plymouth.
Theola is survived by her daughter, Lynette (Larry) Rusk of South Bend; her sons, Don (Rhonda) Atkins of Bradenton, Fla. and Tom (Linda) Atkins of Plymouth. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; her grandson, David Atkins (1999); her brother, Neil John Bryce (1924); and her great-grandson, Braden Rusk (2006).
 
Memorials may be made to:
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses
 
~VISITATION~
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2011, 1 to 3 P.M.
VAN GILDER FUNERAL HOME
300 W. MADISON ST.
PLYMOUTH, IN 46563
AND
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2011, 3:30 to 4 P.M.
KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES
9019 SUTER ROAD~PLYMOUTH, IN 46563
 
~SERVICES~
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2011, 4 P.M.
KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES
ELDER MARK KLINGERMAN, OFFICIATING
 
~BURIAL~
AT A LATER DATE
 
~MEMORIES MAY BE SHARED AT~
www.vangilderfuneralhome.com