Lora J. (Poley) Atkinson, age 56, of Adrian, MI, passed away, September 13, 2021 She was born April 12, 1965, in Tecumseh, MI, the daughter of William & Elvie (Cole) Atkinson. Lora worked as a nursing assistant for over 20 years. She enjoyed sewing & crocheting and loved spending time with her family. Lora is survived by two daughters, Jessica Poley (Dan Mature) and Stephanie (Poley, Powell) Francoeur; seven grandchildren, Kayla, Jade, Kayley, Dorian, Anias, Myles and Harmony; three great grandchildren, Jerome, Treyvon and Brycen; her parents, William & Elvie Atkinson; three sisters, Gloria (Ruben) Lozano, Alvia (Mike) Wotring and Kathy (Richard) Denniss; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death preceded in death by her brother, William L. "Billy" Atkinson; grandparents, Kelly & Katherine Cole and Luther & Edna Mae Atkinson; her aunt, Wanda Smith; and niece, Cheyanne Denniss Viewing & Visitation will be held on Monday, September 20, 2021, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, 2959 N. Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI. Funeral Services will follow at 1:00 PM at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, MI. www.PurseFuneralHome.com
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