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Merle Atkins

Merle Sleigh Atkins

Wednesday, October 10th, 1928 - Monday, February 10th, 2020
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Obituary

Merle Sleigh Atkins, age 91, of Woodlawn, went to be with Jesus on Monday, February 10, 2020 at Dogwood Bend.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, February 13, 2020 at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home with Rev. Rocky Sickel and Rev. Cal Hampton officiating. Burial will follow in the First Baptist Church of Woodlawn Cemetery.

Visitation will be held 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday from 12 noon until the hour of service.

Merle was born in Montgomery County on October 10, 1928 to the late Charlie and Maggie Stanfill Sleigh. She was a founding member of the First Baptist Church of Woodlawn. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Kelly Atkins.

Those left to cherish her memory, sons, Mike (Sue) Atkins and Don (Beverly) Atkins; grandchildren, Brian (Lori) Atkins, Lacey (Justin) Deardorff, Dan (Jasmine) Atkins, and Casey (Kyle) Murphy; great-grandchildren, Wiley Atkins, Ellie Atkins, Silas Atkins, Lottie Sue Murphy, Homer Murphy, Hayden Atkins, Addison Deardorff, Bryson Deardorff, Elizabeth Deardorff, and Brayden Deardorff.

Friends and family will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Woodlawn Cemetery Fund. Online condolences to Merle's family may be made at NaveFuneralHomes.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    Address
    1209 Madison St.
    CLARKSVILLE, TN 37040
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  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, February 13th, 2020 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    When
    Thursday, February 13th, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Location
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    Address
    1209 Madison St.
    CLARKSVILLE, TN 37040
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, February 13th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Thursday, February 13th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    Address
    1209 Madison St.
    CLARKSVILLE, TN 37040
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  • Interment

    Location
    First Baptist Church of Woodlawn Cemetery
    Address
    2751 Woodlawn Rd
    WOODLAWN, TN 37191
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With Heartfelt Condolences for the Whole Atkins Family. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with You.
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Lianne & Barry Rollins

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To the Atkins Family. With heartfelt condolences, Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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