Corsicana Daily Sun
Billy Don Atkeisson and Betty LaLone were married on May 24, 1957 by Billy’s classmate, newly ordained minister Weeks Dubose. The couple were blessed with five children: Danny Atkeisson and wife Cassie, their children David and Emily; Kenny Atkeisson and wife Lori, children Amy, Heather, Alyssa Stiglets and husband Bryan, child Haddon; Debbie Shimonek and husband Mike, their children Michael Jr., Chandler, Jennifer and husband Wayne Welch, Keith and wife Darian, children Micah and Sydney due in June; Christi Jackson and husband James, children Haley, Lindsey, and Wes; Billy Don II (Chip) Atkeisson and wife Lillie, children Mackenzie, Billy Don III (Trey), Elise and Zachary.
Billy owned and operated Atkeisson TV until retiring in 2004.
The family celebrated this special day by attending their granddaughter Jennifer’s wedding to Wayne Welch on May 24, 2014.