Atkins, Cora (Cleveland)

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Cora Atkins
Cora Atkins
Cora Atkins, three months old, passed away at the family residence on Saturday, October 14, 2017.

She is survived by her mother, Chelsea Kirkland and father, Charles Atkins, both of Cleveland; two brothers, Jacob and Joshua Brady; two sisters, Jordan Atkins and Alexis Miles; paternal grandparents, Charles Atkins, Sr. and Ardella Atkins both of Paducah, Kentucky; maternal grandmother, Julie Newstrone and maternal grandfather, Jake Kirkland of Springfield.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Don Akins officiating.  Interment will follow in Lee Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Atkins family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.


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