Obituary: Joyce H. Atkinson

June 17, 1931 - November 7, 2020
Posted at 8:53 AM, Nov 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-15 10:53:48-05

Joyce H. Atkinson, 89, of Great Falls, passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2020.

Joyce was born on June 17, 1931, in Great Falls to Cecil and Anna Cox. The majority of her life she worked as a bookkeeper. First for Graham Ross, then for Thomas Dean, and Hoskins, and finally at the Elk’s Club for Joe Tropila. For a few years, Joyce worked at the State Grain Lab before retiring. After she retired, she worked part time for Advanced Litho where her son, Andrew was employed.

She met and later married Larry Atkinson on January 8, 1950, and they had a son, Andrew. Larry passed on August 5, 1978.

She loved to sew and was very meticulous as she made quilts for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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