Passed away peacefully on Saturday September 22, 2012 at Eagle Terrace Nursing Home, Newmarket in her 105th year.  Lillian was predeceased by her husbands Ervin C. Atkinson (1961), Vincent Holmes and Crosby Sampson.  She was also predeceased by three brothers, two sisters, daughter Joyce (Atkinson) Walker, her spouse Allan Walker, sons Delbert E. Atkinson and Roy M. Atkinson.  She is fondly remembered by her children and their spouses, Sharon Atkinson (wife of Delbert), Ruth (Hisey) and Joe Rafati, Howard and Elaine Atkinson and Nel Atkinson (wife of Roy).  She is survived by 30 grandchildren, many many great grandchildren and by a great great grandson.  Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel, 7313 Highway 26, Stayner on Saturday September 29, 2012 from 11 a.m. for the Funeral Service in the Chapel at 12 noon.  Interment to follow at the Stayner Union Cemetery.  Luncheon to follow at the Stayner Evangelical Missionary Church.  If desired, remembrances to the Gideon’s or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.  For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to

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