Pauline J. Atkins, age 67 of Whitesburg, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare Systems surrounded by her loved ones. She was saved at an early age and was a member of Midtown Missionary Baptist Church and was such a kind hearted person that made others laugh. She will be dearly missed. Pauline was preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Daniel Atkins; father, Stewart Jennings; mother, Media Jennings; brothers, Roy Young and Lenord Jennings; sisters, Mary Jennings and Betty Jane Jennings.
Survivors include her daughters, Sandra (Dougie) Smith and Tammy Hamrick; special grandchildren, Danielle and Kaylee Smith (Michael), Jesse Atkins, Keera Hamrick, and Mandra Atkins Sawyer; great-granddaughter, Jaycie; siblings, Leo (Margaret) Jennings, Grover (Merlene) Jennings, Helen Standifer, and Dorothy Short; a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends; special nieces, Rhonda Cox, Pam Jennings, and Shana McDaniel; special nephews, Mitchell Young, Eric and Shane Cox, and Scottie Short.
The family would like to extend appreciation and love shown towards Pauline and our family during this time, Dr. Mejia; nurses, Judy, Sara, and Jessica; and special friend/Respitory Therapist, Wendy Hicks
Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Alder Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 13, 2020 at Alder Funeral Home with Rev. Darrell Alder and Rev. Donald Cox officiating and the interment to follow in Hamblen Memory Gardens.
Arrangements by Alder Funeral Home
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