Carole L. Atkinson, age 77, of North Canton, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2022 after a brief illness.
She was born June 3, 1944 in Canton, Ohio to Louis and Audrey (Danner) Saunders.
A graduate of Lake High School, Carole worked for more than 20 years at Petite Sophisticate.
A member of Grace United Methodist Church, Carole loved being outside and traveling with her husband, especially to New England.
Avid animal lovers, Carole and Ken participated in agility training and shows with their dogs, Sammie and Summer for many years. Carole enjoyed listening to Barbra Streisand, but especially loved watching her sons and grandsons play soccer.
Carole will be missed by her family, including her husband of 54 years, Kenneth “Ken” Atkinson; sons, Kolin (Teresa) Atkinson, and Justin (Tiffany) Atkinson; and grandsons, Troy and Shane.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Kerry Saunders.
Per Carole’s wishes, a private graveside service will be held. She will be laid to rest at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, in Rittman, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Stark County Humane Society, 5100 Peach St. Louisville, Ohio 44601.
Arrangements are entrusted to Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home 75 South Union Ave Alliance, Ohio 44601.
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