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Rachel Ann Wilson Atchley

March 24, 1950 ~ September 18, 2020 (age 70)

Obituary

Rachel Ann Wilson-Atchley

March 24, 1950-September 18, 2020

 

Rachel Ann Wilson was born March 24, 1950, in Madera, CA, to Fereign M (Doodle) and Barbara Jean Wilson. She was raised in Madera, Firebaugh, Snelling, and Merced. She graduated from Merced High School in 1968, then Merced Beauty College. While working as a hairdresser, she met the love of her life, Philip Atchley. Their beautiful union began in 1972 and would last the rest of her life. Through Philip's military career, Rachel traveled to Turkey and throughout the United States. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Philip Atchley, sister Marilyn Buckingham, of Merced, and niece, Maria Renee Buckingham, of Merced. She is preceded in death by her parents, Fareign and Barbara Wilson, mother and father in law Marijune and Thomas T Atchley, and brother in law John Steven Atchley. Rachel went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. on September 18, 2020, in Merced, CA. Loving wife, sister, aunt, friend, and prayer partner to many. She was greatly loved and will be deeply missed by all whose lives she touched. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
October 1, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ivers & Alcorn Funeral Home
901 West Main Street
Merced, CA 95340

Funeral Service
Thursday
October 1, 2020

11:00 AM
Ivers & Alcorn Funeral Home
901 West Main Street
Merced, CA 95340

Private Interment

Merced District Cemetery
1300 B Street
Merced, CA 95340

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