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Maxine Atkisson

Marion-Maxine Atkisson, 97, passed away on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Shawnee Senior Living in Herrin.

Maxine was born on March 3, 1923 in Cambria to Lee and Agnes (Aldridge) Modglin.

Maxine was a member of Third Baptist Church and the Marion Senior Citizens Center.

Survivors include:

Sisters-Betty Atkisson and Peggy Rendleman

Brother-Richard Modglin

Sons-Gary Atkisson and Rick (Debbie) Atkisson, both of Marion

Grandson-Jason Atkisson of Madison, WI

Granddaughters-Tera Atkisson (Jeremy) Midgett of Marion and Melissa (Gill) Duncan

Great grandchildren-Brayden and Rhylan Atkisson and Dylan and Ashlyn Midgett

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Glenn Atkisson; second husband, Bruce Gill; son, Mike Gill; granddaughter, Michelle Gill Nichols; great grandson, Caleb Duncan and sister, Margaret Stephenson.

Funeral services will be private.  Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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Sorry to read about the death of Maxine. She was such a nice lady. I have many memories of her from years past as we were members of the Home Extension Unit. She made the very best Fruit Cake. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Bonnie Darter Dec 27 2020 10:46 AM

Rick, Sorry for your loss. Jerry & Angie Lindsey

Jerry & Angie Lindsey Dec 25 2020 3:29 PM

Rick, sorry for your loss. Jerry and Angie Lindsey

Jerry & Angie Lindsey Dec 25 2020 6:24 AM

Rick and Debbie, I am so sorry to hear about your mother Rick. You and your family are in my heart and prayers for peace and comfort.

Sherrie Tottleben Hanes Dec 23 2020 9:03 AM

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time

Kenneth and Paula Kelly Dec 22 2020 5:30 PM