Phillip Morris Atkins and Donna Kay (Griffith) Atkins were married on Jan. 31, 1969, at First Baptist Church in Kingsville. They were longtime members of the First United Methodist Church in Kingsville, with Morris serving as director of music and Donna serving as organist/pianist for more than 30 years. Morris and Donna were also active with the First Baptist Church in Kingsville before retiring to Wimberley in 2015. Morris is a retired music teacher and Donna also recently retired from teaching in the Coastal Bend College system. They have two children, Barbara (Robert) Bradfield and Deborah Jimenez; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.