We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Helen Ann Atchison
Funeral service will be Friday, October 2, 2009 for 87 year old Helen Atchison of Chester, IL who passed away Monday, September 28, 2009 at St. Annís Healthcare Center in Chester, IL.
Helen was born June 13, 1922 in Indianola, Illinois, the daughter of Herbert and Florence (Murray) Smith. She married Thomas Atchison on February 9, 1942 in Mobile, AL and he preceded her in death on October 13, 1981.
Survivors include three daughters, Tammy Kirkover and Rhonda Sternberg both of Chester, IL and Kathy Pinkerton of Trenton, IL. One brother, Herbert Smith, Jr. of Hoopeston, IL. Two sisters in law, Luella Atchison of Chester, IL and Eleanor Adkisson of Champaign, IL. Seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and friends also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, one daughter, one brother and one sister.
Visitation will be from 4pm to 8pm Thursday, October 1, 2009 and after 7:30am Friday, October 2, 2009 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
Funeral service for Helen Atchison will be at 11am Friday, October 2, 2009 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL. Rev. Cecil Dunning will officiate.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Chester, IL.
Memorials can be made to family choice.