Mrs. Atkins was born March 3, 1921, in Mineral Bluff, Ga., a daughter of the late George Magness and Josie Ellis Magness.
She was an active member of the Fairview Baptist Church and a homemaker. She loved her family and loved spending time with them.
Preceded in death by her husband, Bob Atkins in 2002, Mrs. Atkins is survived by her sons and daughters in law, Michael and Johnnie Atkins of Fairmount and Marshall and Sandy Atkins of Cartersville; her grandchildren, Melanie and Shannon Wilson, Pam and Nathan Smith, Curt and Tara Atkins, Jessica Atkins, and Justin Atkins; nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Helen Ables of Douglasville; her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jack and Ruby Smith of Waleska; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Magness.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 1, from the Fairview Baptist Church with Rev. Edwin Weaver, Rev. Nathan Smith and Rev. David Abernathy officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunset Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Curt Atkins, Caleb Smith, Shannon Wilson, Justin Atkins, Denny Lanham and Danny Byess.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, is in charge of the arrangements.