Joseph F. (or S.) Atkins married Janie Pearl Watson (b. 1905) on July 31, 1922 in Harrison Co, TX.Janie Pearl died in Waco, TX on Feb. 21, 1924 leaving a two-week old baby.Would like to find this baby or his/her descendants to share Watson family history.Nothing more is known about the child.
Janie's obit: DEATHS Mrs. Janie Atkins
Mrs. Janie Pearl Atkins, wife of J.S. Atkins, died last night at 10:55 o'clock at the sanitarium in Waco, Texas.
The deceased is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Watson, who live on Milton Street in the Western portion of Marshall.
She is survived by her husband and a two-week-old baby, mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Watson, and two sisters.
The remains will arrive tonight but the funeral arrangements have not been made.
(The Marshall Messenger, Friday, February 22, 1924, page 3, col. 3. Copied by Hubert L. Bender, July 28, 2000.) -----------------------
Mrs. Atkins' Funeral
The remains of Mrs. Janie Pearl Atkins, who died in Waco Thursday night, arrived here this morning in train no. 24. The body was accompanied by her husband, J.F. Atkins; father, W.D. Watson, and uncle, C.D. Watson, and by her aunt, Mrs. James Coleman of Longview. The funeral service was held at the home of C.B. Watson, 201 South Carter Street, this afternoon at 3 o'clock, with burial at 4 o'clock in Greenwood cemetery.
(The Marshall Messenger, Saturday, February 23, 1924, page 3, col. 2. Copied by Hubert L. Bender, July 28, 2000.)