Yvonne Owens Atkinson
Mrs. Yvonne Owens Atkinson, 73, a resident of Luverne, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 at the Chapel of Turner Funeral Home with Rev. Johnny Jones and Rev. Charles Phillips officiating. Interment followed in Siloam Cemetery with Turner Funeral Home of Luverne directing. Mrs. Atkinson was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Ray “Red” Atkinson; her parents, Earnest and Ruby Green Owens; and two brothers, Billy Ray Owens and Charles Owens. Survivors include four children, Sandra Atkinson, Tommy (Phyllis) Atkinson, Patty (Jim) Bees and Kathy (Charles) DeVoss; six grandchildren, Nicholas Atkinson, Laken (Orin) Warrick, Wesley (April) Atkinson, Laura (Eric) Hammonds, Kayla Atkinson and Hunter DeVoss; four great-grandchildren, Carlie Ann Hammonds, Logan Warrick, Henlie Hammonds and Declan Warrick; a sister, Shelia (Phillip) Schofield, and a brother, Benny (Kathy) Owens. Active pallbearers were Wesley Atkinson, Hunter DeVoss, Nicholas Atkinson, Orin Warrick, Michael Schofield, Paul Allen, Ricky Grant and Chris Grant. The family requests that any memorial donations be made to Hospice Advantage or to one’s favorite charity.