Kenneth W. AtkinsAbt 1919 -
1. Kenneth W. Atkins was born about 1919 in Illinois (son of Franklin I. Atkins and Celeste Buffard). 2. Franklin I. Atkins was born about 1897 in Indiana. 3. Celeste Buffard was born on 28 Oct 1900 in Illinois; died on 15 Dec 1976 in Indiana.
Final rites for Mrs. Frank I. (Celeste F.) Atkins, 77, of English were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Denbo Funeral Home in English. The Rev. Ronald Durham, pastor of the English United Methodist Church, officiated. Burial was in the Wickliffe Cemetery.
Mrs. Atkins, who had been in failing health for some time, died at 6:45 p.m. wednesday, Dec. 15, 1976, at her home. She was a member of the English United Methodist Church.
Survivors, besides her husband, are three sons, Kenneth W. Atkins, in Lebanon, Ill.; Elred A. Atkins, of English, and Leroy R. Atkins of Bloomington; 11 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three sisters, Mrs. Elva Greiman, Mrs. Florence Young, both of St. Louis, Mo., and Mrs. Leona Beck, of Lebanon, Ill. English News Messenger. English, Indiana Dec. 24, 1976