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December 4, 2008


Autumn Marie Atkins, three-month old daughter of Buddy and Mindy (Sizemore) Atkins passed away unexpectedly November 24, 2008 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, MO.

She was born August 28, 2008 at the Columbia Regional Medical Center in Columbia, MO. Although Autumn was here such a brief time she stole the hearts of family and friends and will be sadly missed.

Autumn is survived by her parents, Buddy and Mindy Atkins of Novinger, MO; maternal grandparents, Ray and Deborah Sizemore of Kirksville, MO; paternal grandparents, Dean and Rose Cash of Laplata, MO; great-maternal grandmother, Marilyn James of Kirksville, MO; paternal great-grandparents, Ernest and Norma Sowards of Severance, KS; one brother Brandon Sizemore, one sister Mercedez, one aunt Amanda Atkins of Macon, MO, and two uncles, Micheal Sizemore of Kirksville, MO and Kevin Robinson of Macon, MO.

She was preceded in death by one brother, A.L. Atkins, her grandfather Rolland Atkins and her great-grandmother Kathleen Atkins, and great-great-grandmother Ida Marie Reese.

Funeral services were held November 29, 2008 at Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville with Pastor Ralph Wheeler officiating. Inter-ment was in Highland Park Cemetery in Kirksville. Pallbearers were Kevin Robinson and Troy Wilson. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Autumn Atkins Memorial Fund and may be left at or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, MO 63501.

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