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Esther V. Atchison

Posted: 1153206855000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Atchison,Moytoy
Esther V. Atchison
September 15, 1908 - April 25, 2005

Graveside services for Esther V. Atchison, 96, of College Station TXare set for 11 a.m. Thursday at Brookside Cemetery in Houston TX.

Dyrel W. Collins will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan TX .

Mrs. Atchison died Monday at Sheridan on Rock Prairie.

She was born in Kennison, Okla., and lived in College Station TX since 1969, moving from Houston. She was a tribal member of the Cherokee Nation with her lineage going back to Amatoya Moytoy, Supreme Chief of the Cherokee. She attended Rogers Indian School and was a member of A&M Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Burl Lonnie Atchison; and a daughter, Norma Lee Atchison and two grandsons, Jeffrey Atchison and Robert Cooper, Jr.

Survivors include four sons and daughters-in-law, Lexas and Jo Atchison of Grand Prairie and Jimmie and Gertrude Atchison, Lonnie and Virginia Atchison and Herman and Wanda Atchison, all of Houston; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Carmeletta and Dyrel Collins of South Bend, Evelyn Cooper of Bryan and Glenda and Tom Chaney of College Station; 22 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Callaway-Jones Funeral Home

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