OBITUARY

Norma Edge Atkins

May 16, 1937January 23, 2020

Norma Edge Atkins, 82, resident of Ashley Place, widow of Allen Atkins, passed away, Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Ashley Place in Greenwood, SC. Born May 16, 1937 in Newdale, NC; she was the daughter of the late George and Georgia Edge.

Norma was a graduate of Lees McRae College in Banner Elk, NC where she received her degree as a medical technician. She retired from Dorothea Dix Hospital in Raleigh, NC. Norma was a member of Hudson Memorial Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, NC.

She is survived by her two sons, Trent Atkins and wife Tammy of Raleigh, NC and Kent Atkins and wife Ashlee on Greenwood, SC; sister, Glenna Dawkins of Newdale, NC; four grandchildren, Shane Atkins, Laura Davis Atkins, Anna Griffis Atkins and Lake Atkins; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, John Edge and sister Martha Robinson.

A Celebration of Life will be held 1PM Saturday at Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel in Raleigh, NC with a reception to follow at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to All Season Hospice, 7142 Woodrow St. Suite B, Irmo, SC 29063.

Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Greenwood, SC and Mitchell Funeral Home in Raleigh, NC are assisting the Atkins family.

Services

  • Celebration of Her Life Saturday, February 1, 2020

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Ma x Baldwin

February 1, 2020

We extend sympathy to each family member in the death of your dear mother, mother-in-law and grandmother. We trust your faith in God, good memories, the love and support of each other and friends will be sources of comfort as you grieve. We remember fondly the good times we shared in Glen Forest.
Blessings,
Max and Doris Baldwin

Betty Roach

February 1, 2020

I am so sorry to hear about Norma's passing. she was a very sweet lady. I worked with her at Dix for over 20 years. I have many fond memories of her and of Allen. We had many conversations about our families. She loved hers dearly. Kent and Trent, my heart goes out to you. Living in the Charlotte area, I did not get to see her but a few times after we retired. Lillian McGregor and I had just discussed on Tuesday a plan to go visit her in Greenwood very soon only to find out she had passed. I will never forget her and all the thoughtful things she did including always leaving me a birthday card at my work station in the lab. Rest in peace, Norma.

Betty Roach