I think you've got a couple of generations mixed up.
Missouri Palestine Owen (without an s married Lemuel Jackson Atkisson on 14 Jul 1883 in Texas County, Missouri. They had 5 children when she died in 1901. Three and maybe 4 of the children were sent to an orphanage in St. Louis.
Lemuel married 2nd Mary Elizabeth Richardson. They had at least 3 children between 1907 and 1911. I don't think they stayed married very long.
Lemuel and Missouris children were:
Elvira/Alvira/Allie who MAY have married a Walter Mooney
Lemuel Franklin who married Anna Belle James and Nora
Webster. Nora married (1) Harry Virgil Little and (3)
George W. Saylor. Anna Belle died at age 22. Lemuel
Franklin and Anna Belle were the parents of Herbert and
James Edward who had health issues and never married
John Wesley who married Sarah Ann Tackett, Dalsia Mae
Tennis and possibly Blanche Marlow??
Ara Bell who was adopted from the orphanage by a Wood
family who eventually settled in Kansas. She married a
I ave much more information I would be willing to share.