CLEARWATER, S.C.- Entered into rest on Friday, November 21, 2003, Mr. Bennie Lester Atkins, of 101 A Mullis St., Clearwater. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Maggie Dunn Atkins, of Clearwater; a daughter, Elizabeth R. Atkins of North Augusta; a brother, Dennis Atkins of Beech Island; four sisters, Krista McMichael and Vickie Courtney, both of North Augusta, Fay Nelson and Sheilah Lowe of Warrenville, S.C. Mr. Atkins was born in Augusta to the late Lester Vernon and Maggie Dumm Atkins. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and he was a member of Morningside Baptist Church, Augusta. Memorial services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. in the Hatcher Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kevin Steele officiating. Interment will be private. Friends may call on Friday from 10 a.m. until service time at Hatcher Funeral Home, U.S. Highway No. 1, Langley, S.C.
The Augusta Chronicle November 27, 2003