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Helen Beatrice
Atkinson

February 19, 1935 – February 27, 2019

Helen Atkinson
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Obituary for Helen Beatrice Atkinson

Helen Beatrice Atkinson age 84 of Abingdon, Virginia passed away on February 27, 2019, at the Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, Virginia. She was born on February 19, 1935, at Hurley, Virginia. Her parents were the late Joseph Harrison Blackburn Sr. and Mattie Vanover Blackburn Dotson.
She was a substitute teacher and worked with the Civil Service.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John Atkinson; three brothers, Roger Lee Blackburn, Joseph Harrison Blackburn Jr., and Homer (Buddy) Blackburn.

She is survived by her two sons: David Atkinson of Freeport, Florida and Stephen Atkinson of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. She is also survived by one grandson, Destin Atkinson and wife Jessica, and one great-great granddaughter, Emma Atkinson.

Due to family request her body has been cremated, and she will be laid to rest at the Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Florida.

Virginia Funeral Home of Grundy, Virginia is in charge of the arrangements.

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