Rebecca Faye (Lasley) Atkinson

Born: Sat., Dec. 17, 1949
Died: Tue., Mar. 2, 2021


Visitation

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Mar. 05, 2021
Location: Walker Funeral Home

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Mar. 06, 2021
Location: Winchester Nazarene Church


Funeral Service

12:00 PM Sat., Mar. 06, 2021
Location: Winchester Nazarene Church


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           Rebecca Faye (Lasley) Atkinson passed away on Tuesday, 2 March 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.  She was born on 17 December 1949 to Lloyd and Yvonne (Fouse) Lasley.  Becky was raised in the Gaston area and graduated from Wes Del High School in 1968 and moved to Winchester after marrying her husband of 49 years, Ron Atkinson.

Becky was a long time member of the First United Methodist Church in Winchester, where she sponsored the youth group for many years along with organizing many other events.  She was a member of the Women of the Moose Lodge holding several officer positions where she played a vital role in planning and organizing several community activities.  She also volunteered at the Second Harvest Food Bank. She always had a passion to serve others.  She graduated from Ball State University with an Education degree and used this to substitute and teach full time at Willard Elementary in Winchester.  Becky retired from the Randolph Central School District in 2015.   After retirement she could be found volunteering at Ascension St. Vincent Randolph Hospital in Winchester. 

Becky loved traveling to all parts of the world, spending time with her family, chatting with everyone, reading a good book and curling up on the couch taking a nap. 

Becky is preceded in death by her parents to include her step-mother Ida Lasley.  She leaves behind her husband Ron; her three children, Matt (Bobbi) Atkinson, Cheryl (Kent) McKissick and Trish (Brent) Halper; six grandchildren, Shea Halper, Gabe Lacy, Olivia Atkinson, Ryanne Lacy, Logan Atkinson and Laynie Halper a brother Kenny (Steph) Lasley and a sister Lynn (David) Iseley.  She also leaves 3 step grandchildren and 4 step great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Calling will be at 11:00 a.m. with a service to celebrate Becky’s life following at 12:00 p.m., on Saturday, 6 March 2021 at the Winchester Nazarene Church with Pastor Danny Hines and Pastor Jeremy Duncan officiating.  Burial will follow at Buena Vista Cemetery.

Friends and family may call from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, at Walker Funeral Home in Winchester.  In lieu of flowers, memorials in Becky’s memory can be made to either the Winchester Moose Lodge Scholarship Fund, 181 N. Middle School Road, Winchester, IN 47394 or to the Ascension St. Vincent Randolph Hospital Auxiliary Group, 473 Greenville Ave., Winchester, IN 47394.  Becky’s memory will continue on with her generous donation to the Indiana Donor Network.

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements.  Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerwinchester.com.

 

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Jim and Betty Stalcup
   Posted Wed March 03, 2021
We can't even put into words. My next door neighbor who was the very soul of giving, is gone. We both will miss her cheeriness, her underlying strength and most of all her giving spirit. Godspeed good neighbor and friend.

Robin Hansen
   Posted Wed March 03, 2021
Ron, I am so sorry to hear about your wife. You & family are in my prayers.❤️
Love, your cousin, Robin

Linda Parker Curts
   Posted Wed March 03, 2021
Lynn and Kenny, so sorry for the loss of Becky. I know she will be missed greatly. Sending prayers of peace, comfort and strength to all the family in the next days and beyond.

Deb Shannon, Tom shannon
   Posted Wed March 03, 2021
Ron and family, I am deeply saddened to hear of your wife's, mother's passing. She was so dedicated to all, and wanted everyone to enjoy and have a good life. The angels have received a good one into their midst....sincerely, Deb and Tom

Tom D Byrum
   Posted Thu March 04, 2021
Sending my prayers to the family and friends. Becky was a bright light that will be missed by all.

CAROL RHOADES
   Posted Thu March 04, 2021
Earth lost one of the truly nicest, sweet spirited person I have had the pleasure of knowing. My thoughts and prayers for the family that lost so much. May knowing that she is now 'home' with her Lord and Savior give you some comfort. She is going to be so missed by so many. May God bless and keep you in this very difficult time.

Bob & Carol Rhoades

Terry Reynard
   Posted Fri March 05, 2021
Ron, Kenny, Lynn and family: Deeply saddened to hear of your loss. Becky's influence will be sorely missed. May knowing that somehow comfort you in the weeks ahead. Praying for you.

Carolyn Hemminger
   Posted Fri March 05, 2021
Sending deepest sympathy to all of you as you deal with this sudden loss. I worked with Becky at WILLARD for many years and know how much she will be missed. Hold your memories close and remember all your good times.

Jennifer Giese
   Posted Sat March 06, 2021
Matt, Bobbi, Olivia, Logan, and the rest of the family- I’m deeply sorry your family is experiencing the pain of a loss like this. My heart goes out to each of you. Keeping you in my warmest thoughts as you navigate this difficult time.