Barbara Ruth Atkinson
1933 — 2021
Funeral services for Barbara Atkinson will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 20th with a visitation an hour prior to the service, from 9-10 a.m. at Downs Funeral Home. She was born on May 27, 1933 in Bryan, Texas to the late John L. and Euodias Harris. She passed away on February 14, 2021 in Marshall, Texas. Mrs. Atkinson attended the University of Corpus Christi and graduated from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Bachelor of Religious Education Degree. She served alongside her husband, Dr. Franklin Atkinson, in churches in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. She worked in the Moore Elementary School Library for 20 years, creating a wonderful learning environment...