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Dea Lynn Atkins
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Dea Lynn Atkins

Dea Lynn Atkins, 59, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving husband and family.
She was born February 24, 1958 in King City, Missouri to Darrell and Erma (Wales) Propes, they preceded her in death.
Dea married Terry Atkins July 4, 1988, he survives of the home.
She enjoyed fishing, gardening and being outdoors. She loved time with her family and friends.
Dea was also preceded in death by her son, Delaney; brother, David; sister, Debby; granddaughter, Lindsey; father-in-law, Billy Joe; and brother-in-law, Gary.
Additional survivors include daughter, Tera (Danny); grandchildren, Ashley (Steve), Courtney (Lance), Sutter, Jazmine, Michael, Ryan and Aiden; great-grandchildren, Cody, Emma, Layla and Charlie; brothers, Donnie (Wanda) and Doug "Poncho" (Aimee); sister, Dovie (Marcus); sister-in-law’s, Tammy (Clint) and Debbie (Dick); brother-in-law’s, Keith (Sandra) and David (Shelly); mother-in-law, momma Faye; numerous nieces and nephews.
Natural Farewell under the direction of Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Online guest book and obituary at

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Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506


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