Elaine Atwood

Aug 16th, 1955 - Apr 27th, 2021


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Fri, Apr. 30th, 2021 5 - 8 pm


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Sat, May. 1st, 2021 10 am


Old Rose Hill Cemetery

Sat, May. 1st, 2021

Elaine Atwood

Sandra Elaine Atwood, 65, of Marion passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 10:13 pm at The Anchor.

Elaine was born August 16, 1955 in Marion the daughter of Lester Brooks and Helen Mae (Tanner) Atwood.

She was a secretary for Marion High School, retiring after 27 years with the Marion Unit #2 district.  Elaine attended Whiteash Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors include her;

Brother – Dale and Vicky Atwood of Marion

Nephew – Jody & Tammy Wright of Marion

Nephew – Bill & Jessica Atwood of Marion

Great nieces – Caydence Wright, Katie, Alexis, Elizabeth & Emily Atwood

Preceded by her Parents.

Funeral services will be Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 10 am at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Andy Lee officiating.  Burial will follow in Old Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion.  Visitation will be Friday evening from 5 – 8 pm at the funeral home.

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9 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Ginger Blades Williams

    From: Madisonville , Tennessee

    Date: April 29, 2021

    I’ve known Elaine since I was small and I loved her mother Helen.too.
    Love and prayers to the family

  • Guest: Holly Boyd

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: April 29, 2021

    I worked with Elaine (Lanie as we called her). Had some great times. So sorry to hear of her passing!

  • Guest: Tammy (Hudgens) Stewart

    From: Pittsburg , Illinois

    Date: April 29, 2021

    Such a precious lady! Never had a mean bone in her body. Always smiling and pleasant. Happy going home Elaine! You will be missed but what a grand reunion in Heaven!

  • Guest: Wanda Boyd

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: April 29, 2021

    I am so sorry to hear of Elaine’s passing. I worked with her at MHS for several years. She was a very sweet lady. Now she is home in Heaven.

  • Guest: Sheila Beasley

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: April 29, 2021

    Very sorry about the loss of your loved one. May you all have comfort and peace at this time.
    Greg and Sheila Beasley

  • Guest: Jamie Tolbert

    From: johnston city , Illinois

    Date: April 29, 2021

    I’m so sorry.. she was a very sweet lady I always had to make sure I said hi to her everyday when I went to school I grandated in 2007

  • Guest: Randy Ferguson

    From: Yorkville, Illinois

    Date: April 29, 2021

    I was in the same grade school class with Elaine she was a really nice person.The Atwoods were really nice family.I’m sure Elaine will be missed by a lot of people.God Bless.

  • Guest: Howard and Iretta Stephens

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: April 30, 2021

    So sorry for your lost. I know it has been a long struggle for all of your family.
    May GOD comfort and bless You

  • Guest: Marilyn (Turnage) Cagle

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: May 1, 2021

    Sorry to about Elaine she and I where go friends. Her mother was my Sunday School teacher. Elaine was very precious also the rest of the family. She we sadly missed. Heaven just gained an angel.