John Allen Atkins
Submitted by Edgar on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:23am
John Allen Atkins passed away suddenly at his home in Conroe on March 15, 2014. A family memorial service was held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the residence of his daughter, Shelly Atkins Henderson and husband, Pat. He was born on Feb. 7, 1947, in Oak Ridge LA to parents, William Henry Atkins and Letha Pearl McMullen Atkins. He was married to Jannell Davidson Atkins, a long time resident of Meridian who attended school there, along with her children. He was loved by all and will be very much missed. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Charles Atkins; and sister, Joycelyn Joy Atkins. Survivors include his wife, Jannell Davidson Atkins; son, Dwayne Atkins and wife, Rachelle; daughters, Terrie Owers and husband, Luis, Shelly Henderson and husband, Pat; step-son, James Davidson and wife, Patricia; sisters, Patricia Paquet and husband, Richard, and Barbara Atkins Cooper; brothers, Billy Atkins and Jerry Atkins and wife, Karen; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
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