Reverend Thomas Edward Atkinson


LERONA - Reverend Thomas E. Atkinson, 91, of Moonglow Drive, Lerona went to meet his Lord and Savior Friday evening, May 10, 2019 at his home.
Born December 22, 1927 at McColl, SC, he was the son of the late Shepherd Ross Atkinson & Sarah Jane Henderson Atkinson.
Tom was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Army, he was awarded the WW II Victory Medal and the Occupation Medal (ETO).
Tom had been affiliated with the Pentecostal Holiness Church his entire life, having been an ordained Minister of the Pentecostal Holiness faith for more than 47 years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving and devoted wife of 64 years, Ruth Furrow Atkinson, along with five siblings: Richard, Bussie, Bobby, Dorothy and Eloise 
Those left to cherish his memory, his son Thomas E. "Tommy" Atkinson Jr. & wife Betty Jean, three grandchildren: Tripp, Gabriel & Caroline. Four siblings Milton, K.D. & Charles Atkinson, Sue Mullins. A host of nieces and nephews.
Services celebrating the life of Pastor Tom Atkinson will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with his brother Pastor Charles Atkinson officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton.
Friends may visit with the family Wednesday from 1:00P.M. until the service hour at the funeral home.
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Family & friends will serve as pallbearers.
The Atkinson family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.
Published on May 12, 2019
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Todd Justice
May 15, 2019
We are thankful for the hope we have in Jesus Christ. God's blessing and comfort to your family.