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Glo Hutcheson Atkinson

Magnolia, AR, 1926 - 2013

Glo Hutcheson Atkinson, 87, of Magnolia, Ark. died Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at the Magnolia Health and Rehabilitation Center in Magnolia.
She was born July 3, 1926 in Magnolia, Ark. to the late Charles Ray and Doris (McMath) Hutcheson Bennett. Glo was a 1944 graduate of Magnolia High School and a graduate of the University of Arkansas where she was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was active in the Leland Clegg Sunday school class, Chancel choir and the Welkin Ringers Handbell choir. She was also a member of the Magnolia Junior Charity League, New Comers Club and the Chapter AN PEO Sisterhood.
Glo is survived by her husband of 53 years, Dr. James D. Atkinson of Magnolia; daughters Gail Atkinson of League City, Texas, Jamie Hazlewood of Little Rock, Holly Tubbs and husband Lem of Little Rock, Valerie Sanders and husband Cliff of Magnolia; son Dr. Ross Atkinson and wife Carol Jo of Hot Springs; grandchildren Chris Atkinson and wife Libby of Benton, J. Michael Hazlewood and wife Becca of Rogers, Dr. Kate Snodgrass and husband Michael of Washington, D.C., Daniel Atkinson and wife Brittany of Little Rock, Quinten Sanders and Barrett Sanders of Magnolia; great-grandson Ethan Atkinson of Benton; and sister Dorothy Ray Henley of Winston Salem, N.C.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 2, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lewis Funeral Home. A memorial aervice will be held on Friday, January 3 at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Larry Kelso and Rev. Raymond Cammack officiating under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. of Magnolia.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be the Leland Clegg Sunday school class and PEO sisters.
Glo was very active in her church, clubs, and charity organizations and was very much loved by her family and friends. The family would like to thank her caregivers, Martha Sue Robinson, Mae Sue Grissom, Demita Martin, Charlotte Reliford, Jo Anne Carter, Sheryl Hunter, Markeah Lowe, and Lyn Barnes for all their kind and compassionate care they gave to Glo and to our family.
The family requests memorial donations be made to the First United Methodist Church, 320 West Main St., Magnolia, Ark. 71753 or to the charity of donor's choice. An online guest book is available at

Published January 1, 2014

Lewis Funeral Home, Inc.
PO Box 38, Magnolia, AR
Phone: 870-234-1010