Ethel Little Atkinson, 96 of Madison, died Tuesday, February 11, 2014. She passed away peacefully at home. She was born June 28, 1917 in Greensboro to Carey and Sue Vincent Little. She was voted “Miss Buckhead” in 1936. She was married to the late Henry Atkinson. Mrs. Atkinson worked as the dining room supervisor at the Holiday Inn in Madison. She loved her family. She enjoyed sewing and playing cards and will be remembered for her quick wit. Mrs. Atkinson is survived by her daughter Carol Cross and Lawrence; a granddaughter Carey Jones and Keith and two great grandsons and two great-great grandchildren. Mrs. Atkinson also leaves other extended family. The family received friends on Friday, Feb. 14 from 6 to 8p.m. at A. E. Carter Funeral Home. Her funeral service was held at 11a.m. in the chapel. Interment followed at Brownwood Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Beacon Heights Baptist Church Youth Program. A.E. Carter Funeral Home was in care of arrangements.