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Amelia Annette Atterson

June 11, 1959 - October 2, 2021

Muncie – Amelia Annette Atterson, 62, passed away on October 2, 2021.

She was born June 11, 1959, to Robert Stacy Atterson, and Naomi Helen (Longerbone) Atterson, growing up in Pennville, IN until age 6 and then moved to Muncie, IN.  She previously lived and worked as a registered nurse in the Indianapolis area bef…READ MORE

Muncie – Amelia Annette Atterson, 62, passed away on October 2, 2021.

She was born June 11, 1959, to Robert Stacy Atterson, and Naomi Helen (Longerbone) Atterson, growing up in Pennville, IN until age 6 and then moved to Muncie, IN.  She previously lived and worked as a registered nurse in the Indianapolis area before returning to Muncie.

Annette was actively involved in Girl Scouts from an early age until well into her teens traveling to national and international Jamboree events.  As a teen she participated on the Delta High School swim team, receiving the Dean Sylvester Award.  The award annually recognized a high school athlete who had shown courage, strength, and a fierce determination to succeed in the face of severe physical adversity. She graduated from Delta High School in in 1977, attended Ball State University School of Nursing and graduated College of Saint Teresa Nursing School, Winona, MN, in 1986.

Annette was a world traveler in her younger years visiting Mexico, Ireland, Jerusalem, Europe, and the Caribbean.  She visited all US states except Alaska.  She loved baking, especially cookies, growing herbs, and all things in nature.  She was an avid reader and bird watcher.

Annette was preceded in death by parents, Robert Atterson Sr. and Naomi Atterson; grandparents, John   Lewis Atterson TN, Mary Elizabeth Atterson, TN, Orlo and Mildred Longerbone, Pennville, IN, a sister Susan Joan Atterson, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She is survived by sisters Mary Elaine Hovis (David) Indianapolis, Linda Lou Sharp (Don) Muncie, brother Robert “Bob” Atterson Jr. (Sharon) Wilkinson IN, nephews John Sharp (Michelle) Morrow OH, Andrew Dawkins, Noblesville, MacKinnley Dawkins, Wilkinson. Nieces Susan Hancock, Muncie, Sarah Skreko, Indianapolis Also included are six great-nephews, Reilly Sharp, Istanbul Turkey, Jacob Sharp, Jackson Sharp, Jentzen Sharp, OH, Nicholas Hancock, Muncie, Guy Skreko, Indianapolis.

Annette attended St Mary Catholic Church and was avidly involved with her friends at People of Praise Muncie.  She had several very special friends that she lovingly called her “girl squad”; Mary Collins, Cheryl Peresie, Janet Spangler, Bonnie Seidle, and many other friends. Thanks to all for your loving support and friendship.  Special thanks to Dr. Steve Rousseau and his staff, Parker Health Care, Tom and Cheryl Schmitt, and neighbor Janet Burkhart for the many times she came to the rescue.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 8, 2021 at St. Mary Catholic Church with Father Eric Underwood presiding. Interment will take place in Twin Hills Cemetery, Pennville at 12:30 p.m. on Friday.

Family and friends may call from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel. COVID protocols including masks are required.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Friday, October 8, 2021

Time: 10:00 am

St. Mary Catholic Church

Address:

2300 West Jackson Street
Muncie, Indiana 47304


Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, October 8, 2021

Time: 12:30 pm

Pennville I.O.O.F. Cemetery

Address:

Pennville, IN 47369


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