Clipped From Mt. Vernon Register-News
Oso Ola Atchison Dies at Age 78 Mrs. Osa Ola Atchison, of Belle Rive, died at 9:00 o'clock last night at the age of 78 years, one month and one day. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:00 p. m. at Myers Chapel, with the Rev. Bird Green officiating. Burial will be in Ham's Grove cemeteiy, when weather conditions permit. The body will remain at Myers Chapel, where friends may call. Mrs. Atchison was born December December 25, 1870 in Jefferson county, the daughter of Cllsba D, and Mararet (Sanders) Riggs, She was first married to B, F. Melton, who preceded her in death in 19*29, On January 31, 1940 she was married to G, W. Atchison, who survives, Mrs. Atchison was a member of the Free Will Baptist church. Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Ralph Melton Melton of Mt, Vernon; two daughters, daughters, Mrs. Lee Whisenhunt of Belle Rive and Mrs. Everett Randolph of Opdyke; one brother, brother, Charles Riggs of Belle Rive; and two sisters.. Mrs. Effie Bumpus and Mrs. Rosa Melton of Mt, Vernon. She vvas preceded in death by five children.