Jimmie Dee Atkinson age 89 passed away on August 11, 2018 at St. Frances Hospital, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Jim was born on December 26, 1928 in Coffeyville, Kansas to Marion and Elsie Sarah (Lowe) Atkinson. He attended school in Coffeyville graduating from Field Kindley Memorial High School. Jim worked for Coop now known as CVR Energy until his retirement he was a very dedicated employee. He enjoyed reading western books, mowing, car rides, everything chocolate particularly milk shakes. Jim also enjoyed building things, he built their family home that was just north of Dearing. Most of all Jim really enjoyed his family. Jim shared 70 years of marriage with his bride Mary Wanda (Hepner) Atkinson, together they had four children.
Those left to share memories of Jim, are his wife, Pinky Atkinson of the home, daughter, Kristi Gay Howard and her husband Norman; sons, James Joel "Joe" Atkinson and his wife Hope, Charles "Chuck" Arthur Atkinson and his wife Angie; three grandchildren, Angela Barrow, Kassy Howard, Daniel Atkinson and his wife Amber, eight great grandchildren, Colsen, Ayden, Braylen, Bynlyn Barrow, Karyssa Hall, Bryce, Brayden and Kinsley Atkinson; sister, Kathryn Lucille Wise. He was preceded in death by his son, Dan Lee Atkinson and his parents.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 11 am at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel, 2405 Woodland Ave., Coffeyville, with Pastor Jamie Regis of Dearing Christian Church officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the Chapel from 6 to 8 pm. Burial will take place at Robbins Cemetery west of Coffeyville. The family has requested memorial contributions be made payable to First Baptist Church of Coffeyville, contributions may be left in care of the chapel. To leave a message of condolence for the family visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com
I’m so sorry for all your losses this year. My heart goes out to you. Love, Marilyn
Marilyn Misegades BusterRogers, AR
My thought are with you. How wonderful you had so many years together. I know he will be missed.
Connee ShufeltLawrence, KS
So sorry to hear of your husbands passing. We will remember you in prayers! JUlia LInd Wadkins (Ed's sis)
JUlia WadkinsRaymore, MO
May peace surround Pinky, Kris, Joey, and Chuck and the rest of the family during this sad time. Jim was a great, fun man.
Louise KeeneSPRING, TX
Aunt Pinky I am so sorry for your loss.
Leona BenedictNess City, KS
My heartfelt prayers and thoughts to a great family who I know loves each other.
Cathy CainCoffeyville, KS
To Jim's family. Praying for you all during this time of grief. May the Lord comfort you.
Peggy and Terry McDarisCleora, OK
Chuck, Angie and entire Family we are so sorry to learn of Jim's passing. Your in our thoughts and prayers.
Lynn and Stacy ArnoldAdair, OK
It is hard on all left behind to lose the smile and laughter of one close and loved as deeply as Jim Atkinson. I remember many good days visiting the family, more than I can put in this space.
Kenneth and Kathy HepnerCoffeyville, KS
Thinking and praying for you all.
Warren and Cindy PowellCoffeyville, KS
My prayers to Pinky and family. I have lots of good memories of Jim. He’s resting peacefully. God bless!🙏🏻❤️
Missy (Tesh) JaegersJefferson City, MO
Dear Pinkie and famiy,
Our prayers for peace and comfort at this time. You and all of yours will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Jim and Jo Lynn FalknerCoffeyville, KS
Pinky I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Karen BartholomewTulsa, OK
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family. May the Lord comfort all . Sincerely, Stan and Cindi Davenport
Lucinda DavenportGrove, OK
My condolences to all the family.
Harold TestermanCoffeyville, KS
I’m saddened to hear of Jim’s passing but rejoice knowing I’ll see him again! I have many sweet memories of being at Aunt Pinkie’s and Uncle Jim’s house. I love y’all.
Sherri StrainWest Monroe, LA
The Strains are sadden for your loss. It was always a pleasure talking with Jim. Eternal Rest my friend
Pete StrainSpringtown, TX
Pinky , so sorry for your loss . Hugs & prayers to you and your family .
Janice Alloway OwensIndependence, KS
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Judy FurnasCoffeyville, KS
Pinkie and family, You are in my thoughts and prayers at this time of such a great loss. May God's love give you comfort!
Marilyn TatePonca City, OK
To the family of Jim Atkinson,
Pinky, Chuck, Kathy, and families
It's sad to see another one of our friends pass on but glad for him and his family knowing he is in the best place ever and waiting for the rest of us to share that place.
Take care of each other now and know that you're in our thoughts and prayers.
Dale & Joan Darby and the Elsheimer family
Joan Elsheimer DarbyCoffeyville, KS