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Don Atkins

Don Atkins

Wednesday, November 17th, 1943 Sunday, October 6th, 2019

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Obituary

Obituary for Don Atkins

Donald Willard Atkins, Jr. age 75, of Nashville, passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at his residence.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 12 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the chapel of McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home with Rev. David Mackens and Eugene Jackson officiating. Burial will follow at Harvey Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home and again on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service Thursday at the funeral home.
Don entered this life on November 17, 1943 in Montgomery County, TN to the late Donald Atkins, Sr., and Pearl Dawson. He was a Methodist and a 1961 graduate of Montgomery Central High School. Don was a retired customer service agent from Ozark/TWA Airlines.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Betty Jane Rye Atkins; daughters, Dena Michelle (Burl) Atkins Johnson, and Lori Allison Atkins, and granddaughter, Emily Taylor Dean Johnson.
Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association or The Humane Society.
Pallbearers will be Ryan Meadows, Michael Newton, Tony Ralls, Alex Doctor, J.T. Calvery, and Jonathan Calvery.
Online condolences may be made at www.NaveFuneralHomes.comCondolences can be made online at Navefuneralhomes.com

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    1209 Madison St.
    CLARKSVILLE, TN
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    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
    3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    1209 Madison St.
    CLARKSVILLE, TN
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, October 10th, 2019
    10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    1209 Madison St.
    CLARKSVILLE, TN
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    Thursday, October 10th, 2019
    12:00pm
  • Interment

    Harvey Cemetery
    Baggett Hollow Road
    CUNNINGHAM, TN
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Betty Hodges

We were so sorry to hear of Don’s passing. Prayers for your family. Remembering the many years we were in the Ozark Airlines family together. Blessings, Kenneth and Betty Sue Hodges.
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Carolyn Walker

Betty and family, I am sorry for your great loss. Prayers and hugs are sent your way.
Comment | Posted at 12:06pm via Condolence
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The Beadles Family - Todd, Jenni, Ellie, and Luke

Praying for peace, comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. With our love and heartfelt sympathy.
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The Beadles Family - Todd, Jenni, Ellie, and Luke purchased the Sweet Tranquility Basket for the family of Don Atkins.
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Charles Bumpus

Betty Jane, we are very sorry for the loss of Don and for the grief you and your family are enduring. We pray you will find peace, understanding and comfort in your memories of Don and through your faith in the Lord.

Buddy and Linda Bumpus
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Words cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. Sending lots of love and prayers for your incredible family.
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