Jim S. Atnip, Sr.

Jim S. Atnip, Sr., 86, of Georgetown, passed from this life on Monday, April 1, 2019, at his residence following an extended illness.

He was born January 5, 1933 in Smithville, Tennessee, to the union of his parents, Burley Lee Atnip and Novella Martha Curtis Atnip.

Jim was the youngest of ten siblings. He was a well-known building contractor throughout the north central Louisiana area.

Jim was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.

Services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, from the Olla chapel of Riser Funeral Home with the Revs. Lester Carpenter and Willie Beaubeouf officiating.

Interment followed in the Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery located on LA 471 at Georgetown, under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Olla.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Shirley Ann Atnip; and by nine brothers and sisters.

Left to cherish a lifetime of memories are his daughter, Kathy Atnip of Georgetown; his son, Jim S. Atnip, Jr; five grandchildren, Lebrian, Brittany, Monique, Jessica and Dustin; eight great-grandchildren, Lissette, Adriana, Kevin, Legend, Kiera, Kyler, Alex and Clara.

Pallbearers were Gibran Smith, Jimmy Atnip, Lester Smith, Dustin Atnip, John Loren Swope and Kevin Cooper.

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