Viola Atkins, 93, of McKinney, Texas, formerly of Granite City, passed away Monday, May 25, 2015, at the Bradford Oaks Senior Living in McKinney.
She was born Sept. 18, 1921, in Venice, the daughter of George and Myrtle Wright.
She loved spending time with her family and serving her Lord.
Viola is survived by her daughter, Elaine Dawson; and her son, Keith Atkins, both of McKinney; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Kermit W. Atkins; son, Wayne Atkins; and two grandchildren, three brothers and one sister.
A service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City, with burial to follow at Valley View Cemetery in Edwardsville.