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Elijah Larkin Atkinson

November 20, 1965 — August 2, 2021

Elijah Atkinson 55, of Perry passed away Monday, August 2, 2021 in Perry, Oklahoma. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 6, 2021 from 9:00am to 8:00pm with family greeting guests from 5-7pm. Services will be held 10:00AM, Saturday August 7, 2021 at the First Christian Church of Perry. Reverend Magnus Scott will officiate. Interment will follow at Grace Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted in the care of Dighton Marler Funeral Home of Perry.
He was born November 20, 1965 in Wichita, Kansas to Maymie Atkinson. He grew up in Perry and graduated from Perry High School in 1985, where he was a drum major for the Perry High Band under the direction of band director Bill Rotter.
Elijah married Angie Harris September 9, 1989 at the First Baptist Church in Perry. He was employed by Ditch Witch for 31 years. He was a very dedicated worker. Elijah was a kind and loving man with a gentle soul. He loved his grandchildren, he enjoyed spending time with family. Elijah was a man of God, He attended AME Methodist Church and also loved his church family.
He is survived by his wife Angie of Perry, mother Maymie Atkinson of Perry, children Markyshia Atkinson and her spouse John Davis of Perry, Darius Atkinson and his spouse D.K. Billy of Perry. Siblings Doreen Stewart of Texas and Eli Atkinson of Perry. Grandchildren Ryder Davis of Perry, Hannah Billy of Perry and Henley Atkinson of Perry. Numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his brother John Irby.
Condolences may be sent to the family via www.dightonmarler.com

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, August 6, 2021

9:00am - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Dighton-Marler Funeral Home - Chapel

203 Fir Street, Perry, OK 73077

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Visitation- with Family

Friday, August 6, 2021

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Dighton-Marler Funeral Home - Chapel

203 Fir Street, Perry, OK 73077

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Funeral Services

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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