Clipped From Mt. Vernon Register-News
Thomas Atchison Dies At Age 87 Thomas Jeff Atchison, 87, of Boyd, died at 1:40 a. m. today at Jeffei'son County Memorial Hospital. Mr. Atchison was a farmer. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:00 p. m. at the I 'cMtecoslal clmrch in Boyd and burial will be in Boyd cemetery. The body will remain at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix until tlie futieral hour. Mr. Atchi .son w;is the son of John and MfU'llia (Parker) Atchison. Filly years ago tie was married lo Belle Crane, who preceded him in death. He is survived by one .son, Tom of Dix; one dauglitcr, Mrs. Anna Bates of Walnut Hill; two brothers William of Centralia and Jolin of Walnut Hill; one sister. Mrs. Linda Lafftei 'ly of Coulterville, III., lour grandchildren and four great grandsons.