Jo Evelyn Atkins, 69, of New Braunfels, TX, passed away on December 22, 2017. Graveside services will be December 27, at 2:00 PM at Oaklawn Cemetery. Visitation will be December 26, from 6-7 PM at Jones Family Funeral Home-Decatur.
She was born on July 12, 1948 to Thomas and Tommie Ann Hodges in Decatur. She married John David Atkins on December 17, 1966. Jo Evelyn was a member of First Baptist Church in New Braunfels. She was a wife, mom, bookkeeper, stenographer, and a sales associate at Walmart in New Braunfels.
Jo Evelyn is survived by daughter, Christy Jo Patton and husband Danny of Shiner, TX; son, Carl Waymon Atkins and wife Sheila, of Haslet, TX; grandson, John Dalton Patton, of Shiner; mother, Tommie Ann Hodges of Alvord; brother, James Hodges & wife Michelle of Alvord, sisters, LaWayne Hauser & husband Karl of Ft Worth, Margaret Gilbreath & husband Cleddy of Gainesville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John David Atkins; father, Thomas Hodges; and brother, Truitt Hodges.
The family requests memorials be made to American Cancer Society.