Bessie Parker Atkerson

1888

Bessie Parker was born on 16 Apr 1888 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of William Edward Parker and Mary Emma Pittman Parker.

1900

Bessie Parker was counted in the census on 11 Jun 1900 in Fairfield, South Carolina, USA, as a 12 year old, female, single, White, daughter. Also in the home was her father, William Parker; her mother, Mary Parker, and her sisters, Minnie Parker, Naomi Parker, Lessie Parker, Ruth Barker, and Daisy Parker.

1910

Bessie Atkerson was counted in the census on 21 Apr 1910 in Fairfield, South Carolina, USA, as a 22 year old, female, married, White, wife. Also in the home was her husband, David Atkerson; and her brother-in-laws, Washington Atkerson and Jimmie Atkerson.

1920

Bessie Atkerson was counted in the census on 20 Jan 1920 in Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 32 year old, female, married, White, wife. Also in the home was her husband, David Atkerson.

1930

Bessie Adkerson was counted in the census on 06 May 1930 in Blythewood, Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 42 year old, female, married, White, wife. Also in the home was her husband, David W Adkerson; and a boarder, Oschar H. Sinn.

1938

On January 30, 1938, Mrs. D. W. Atkinson was listed as a living daughter in the obituary of Mrs. Mary Emma Parker.

1940

Bessie Atkison was counted in the census on 06 May 1940 in Blythewood, Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 52 year old, female, married, White, wife. Also in the home was her husband, David W Atkison; and lodgers, Oscar H. Senn and Mamie Senn.

1973

On September 14, 1973, Mrs. Bessie Atkerson was listed as the living sister in the obituary of Mrs. Annie P. McKay.

On October 23, 1973, Mrs. Bessie Atkerson was listed as the living sister in the obituary of Mrs. Ressie P Miles.

She died on 13 Nov 1973 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Forest Hills Nursing Home. She was buried on 15 Nov 1973 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery.

ATKERSON RITES

Funeral services for Mrs. David Walter Atkerson will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow in Harmony Baptist Church, conducted by the Reverend Mr. H. T. McNeil, the Reverend Mr. John D. Atkerson and the Reverend Mr. Jimmy Atkerson. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The casket will be placed in the church an hour prior to services.

Friends may call at the Talbert-Shives Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Elton V. Kelly, William B. Stockman, D. E. Miles, James McKay, Floyd Branham and E. Albert Shumpert.

Mrs. Atkerson, 85, of Rt. 1, Elgin, the former Bessie Parker, died yesterday in a local nursing home.

She was born in Kershaw County, a daughter of the lake Willie Parker in Emma Pittman Parker. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church.

Surviving or two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Branham of Elgin and Mrs. Daisy Miles of Columbia.

MRS. BESSIE P. ATKERSON

Mrs. Bessie Parker Atkerson, 85, of Rt. 1, Elgin, widow of David Walter Atkerson, died Tuesday in Forest Hills Nursing Home.

Mrs. Atkerson was born in Kershaw County, a daughter of the late Willie Parker and Emma Pittman Parker. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church.

Surviving or two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Branham of Elgin and Mrs. Daisy Miles of Columbia.

Services will be in Harmony Baptist Church Thursday at 11 AM conducted by the Reverend H. T. McNeil, the Reverend John D. Atkerson and the Reverend Jimmy Atkerson.

Talbert-Shives Funeral Home is in charge.

ATKERSON RITES

Services for Mrs. Bessie Parker Atkerson will be in Harmony Baptist Church at 11 a.m. today, conducted by the Reverend H. T. McNeil, the Reverend John D. Atkerson and the Reverend Jimmy Atkerson.

Pallbearers will be Elton V. Kelly, William B. Stockman, D. E. Miles, James McKay, Floyd Branham and E. Albert Shumpert.

Mrs. Atkerson, 85, widow of David Walter Atkerson, died Tuesday.

Talbert-Shives Funeral Home is in charge.

Funeral Announcements

MRS. ATKERSON: Funeral service for Miss Bessie Parker Atkerson, widow of Mr. David Walter Atkerson, Will be held from the Harmony Baptist Church this (THURSDAY) morning at 11 o’clock. Internment will be in the church cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons of Harmony Baptist Church.

November 14, 1973  Columbia Record (published as THE COLUMBIA RECORD)  Columbia, South Carolina
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November 15, 1973  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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