Mrs. Nana Atchenson, age 79 of Fayette, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 11-A.M. from Phillips Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery. The body will lie in state Saturday from 10-11 A.M. at the church.
Mrs. Atchenson was a resident of Fayette County for the past 14 years. She was born on November 3, 1939 in the New Lexington community to Mrs. Lora Verna Pate and James A. Pike. She worked in many health care facilities and retired from DCH Regional Medical Center. She enjoyed gardening and visiting family, friends and relatives. She was a member of New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church of Fayette.
She is preceded in death by her first husband; Clifford Oswalt and her father and mother.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 38 years; Willard "Pete" Atchenson, one daughter; Patti Tucker (Greg) of Northport, three sons; Terry Oswalt (Teresa) of Samantha, Barry Oswalt (Crystal) of Gulf Shores, and Clifford T. Oswalt (Tammy) of Gadsden, one step-son; Tracy Atchenson, four sisters; Mia Martin, Fran Brown, Delora Edwards, and Anita Osnower; three brothers; Ralph Pike, Jimmy Pike, and Derrell Pike; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren with another on the way; and her first great great grandchild on the way and a host of relatives and friends.
Honorary pallbearers are; Hospice of West Alabama, Dr. Fred Yerby and Staff, Debbie Yerby and Staff.
Active pallbearers will be; Jonathan Knight, Justin Knight, Kyle Oswalt, Matthew Oswalt, Colby Oswalt, and Kadon Gulsby.
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