Mrs. Elsie Bonnie Hall Atkins, 90, of 1910 McDonald Avenue, Hamlet, went to be with her Lord, Monday, November 26, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her family.
She was born in Lee County, June 10, 1922, daughter of Bud Hall and Anna Godfrey Hall.
A member of First Pentecostal Holiness Church of Hamlet, and retired from Toastmasters of Laurinburg. Mrs. Atkins devoted her life to God, her family and the church. She along with her late husband, served in the ministry of the SC Conference of the Pentecostal Holiness Church for 41 yrs. pastoring Pentecostal Holiness Churches in Ellerbe, Woodville and Hamlet. A true woman of God with a ministry thru song.
Visitation will be Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at Harrington Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00 pm
The Funeral will be Thursday, November 29, 2012, at 2:00 pm at the First Pentecostal Holiness Church, Hamlet, with Rev. Al McCormick officiating. Burial will follow at Richmond Memorial Park, Rockingham.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rev. Leonard Atkins; brothers, Lacy, Ernest & Alvis Hall; sisters, Edna Hall, Alice Dowd, Florence Lovette & Sadie Riddle.
Survivors include her daughter, Linda Mabe of Hamlet; sons, Bobby Atkins and wife Geraldine of Hamlet and Arlis Atkins of Rockingham; grandchildren, Don Mabe and wife Lisa, Ricky Mabe and wife Jewell, Steve Mabe and wife Sarah, Robby Atkins, Randy Atkins and wife Lisa, Craig Atkins, Lee Atkins and wife Debbie & Chris Atkins; seven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
The Family would like to thank Community Home Care and Hospice, Ricky, Amy, Kozma and Ms. Mary; Dr Bowman and staff, Darlene, Pam and Courtney; and special caregiver Brenda B.
Memorials may be made in her memory to Community Home Care and Hospice, 1791 E. Broad Ave., Rockingham, NC 28379 or First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1407 McDonald Avenue, Hamlet, NC 28345.
Harrington Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Atkins.
Online condolences may be made @www.harringtonfuneralhome.com