ROYSTON – Jimmy Marion Atkinson, 70, died Monday, May 3, 2010, at the Cobb Memorial Hospital in Royston.
Born in Franklin County on June 21, 1939, he was the son of the late W.T. and Martha Ann Bailey Atkinson. He was retired from Beaulieu of America and was a member of the Bowersville Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Atkinson, Royston; sons, Stoney Norris, Royston, and David Norris, Danielsville; daughters, Gwen Duncan, Royston, and Tina Headen, Toccoa; brothers, Billy Atkinson and Tony Atkinson, both of Royston; sisters, Karen Coile, Comer, and Daphne McCarty, Royston; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 6, at 11 a.m., from the Bowersville Church of God with the Revs. Gettis Allen and Sammy Cutshall officiating. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery. The body is at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 5. The body will be placed in the church at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 6. The family is at home.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, is in charge of arrangements.