Henry G. Atkins

May 3, 1914November 1, 2011

Henry Atkins, born May 3, 1914, passed away November 1, 2011. He was born in Pine Log (Bartow County), GA to the late George Atkins and Vinie Smith Atkins. He was the youngest of 14 children of which he was the last living survivor. He is survived by his wife of over 77 years, Iris Lee Pratt Atkins, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 1:00 PM in Mount Paran Church. The remains will lie in state from 12:00 - 1:00 PM in the church prior to the service. Interment will follow at Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Richmont Graduate University at Mount Paran Church.


  • Visitation Wednesday, November 2, 2011
  • Funeral Service Thursday, November 3, 2011

Henry G. Atkins

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November 8, 2011

When I was little, I always looked forward to visits from Uncle Henry & Aunt Frankie. Uncle Henry was a kind, loving and giving soul who will be dearly missed by all who had the good fortune of knowing him. Aunt Frankie, keep your faith in God; He will carry you through this difficult time.

Mark Wallace Maguire

November 4, 2011

Mr. Atkins was a fine man, a great neighbor, a good friend and a wonderful teacher of things that matter in this life. He taught me many things through his words and his actions. He is a saint. I miss him, yet look forward to seeing him again. - Mark Wallace Maguire

Jami Maguire

November 3, 2011

My husband and I will always remember our time as Mr. and Mrs. Atkins neighbors as a sweet and wonderful time in our life. He was a wonderful Christian and a great man. We missed him already, but we will miss him even more now that we know we won't see him again until we reach heaven. Prayers will be lifted for Iris and all who loved him.

Scott Martin

November 3, 2011

Knowing Henry and Frankie(Iris) has made me a better person and man. I will deeply miss one of my favorite golfing buddies and friends. I love you Henry and Frankie. Scott Martin( son-in-law of the late Lary Bozeman)(White,Ga).

ovell pratt

November 3, 2011

ovell judy and colonel pratt of .we offer our condolences to our sweet precious aunt .iris lee pratt atkins we will surly miss.our dear uncle henrey .we love you and we know god will bless

November 2, 2011

Uncle Henry was not only a great uncle but he also was my dear friend....God bless uncle Henry and my dear aunt Irish and God be with her as she goes foward......Your loving nephew Glenn Pratt

Karen Martin

November 2, 2011

"Uncle Henry touched many lives, and he will be deeply missed! It was a honor to have known him!" Karen Martin (daughter of the late Lary Bozeman)

Kevin Colston

November 2, 2011

Uncle Henry was great person to know and love. He demonstrated the love of Christ by all those who met him. We love him and will be missed dearly. God Bless you all. Love, Kevin & Jennifer Colston and family

Beverly Turner

November 2, 2011

Uncle Henry has won the victory in Jesus, and we who remain here mourn only for the loss of his presence with us. He worked hard, he kept the faith in Christ, and he was devoted to his wife and extended family. May we all heed his example. 'The eternal God is our refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.' Deut. 33:27 Beverly Steedley Turner and family

November 2, 2011

God bless you all
Lee Atkins and family.