Wanda L. Atkinson

Wanda Lea Byers Atkinson, 60, of Parkersburg, passed away Jan. 3, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Campus.

She was born on Dec. 31, 1953, in Parkersburg, a daughter of the late Charles and Retta Buckley Byers.

She was a member of Calvary Temple Church.

She is survived by her husband, James H. Atkinson; three daughters, Loretta Wires of Walker, and Christy Elliott and Peggy Atkinson, both of Parkersburg; and six grandchildren, Zachary Wright, Leann Elliott, Hailey Wires, James Elliott, Dianna Wright and Emmaline Atkinson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two sisters, Janet Boggs and Eva Darling; and her brother, George “Skip” Byers.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Pastor David Heater officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.sunsetparkersburg.com