Alice A. Atkinson, 86, of Blue Springs, MO passed away January 29, 2015 in Kansas City, MO. Funeral services for Alice will be 11:00 am Saturday, March 14, 2015 at First United Methodist Church of Blue Springs, 301 SW Woods Chapel Road, Blue Springs, MO, with visitation 1 hour prior to the service at the church at 10:00am. Contributions in memory of Alice may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or American Cancer Society. Memories of Alice and condolences for the family may be shared at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.
She was born November 3, 1928 in Pleasant Hill, MO to James and Ola (Cooter) Palmer. In 1950 she was united in marriage to Verlin Atkinson and he preceded her in death. Alice worked as a billing clerk for Mobil Oil Corp. She was a Methodist by faith. She enjoyed cooking, and traveling, especially to Branson. In addition to her husband Verlin, she was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, James Palmer.
Alice is survived by her brothers, Mike E. Palmer and wife Linda of Shawnee, KS, and Patrick Palmer and wife Jennifer of Kansas City, MO; nieces, Kristie Miles and husband Steve of Blue Springs, MO, Kelly Howell and husband Jon of Blue Springs, MO, and Bambi Clark and husband Alan of Spring, TX; nephew, Brent Palmer of Jackson, MI; sister-in-law, LaVonne Palmer of the Villages, FL; several great nieces and nephews, and 2 great great nephews.
Arrangements entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO.