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Morris Atkins

March 17, 1948 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 73)


Morris Wayne Atkins, age 73, of Corryton, Tennessee, passed away peacefully at his home on November 4, 2021 after a brief battle with cancer.

He served as a Deacon, Trustee, Youth Director, and held positions on various church committees through the years.

He formerly was the Manager of Rim & Wheel, owned and operated Fleet Sales Company, and was a salesman for Worldwide Equipment.

He is preceded in death by parents,  William Atkins and Jessie Collins Atkins; brothers, Donald Atkins and Carson Atkins; sisters, Evelyn Collins, Dorothy Rose, and Helen Dalton.

He is survived by wife of fifty-one years, Gale Brakebill Atkins; daughter, Amanda Atkins; brothers, Curtis Atkins, Denver Atkins, Jerry Atkins, and Mike Atkins; sister, Betty Sewell; special sister-in-law, Faye Hill; aunt, Pauline Collins; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Special thanks to nephews Victor Atkins and Duane Atkins for their friendship.

Family and friends will meet at Dalton Cemetery, Thorn Hill, Tennessee on Monday, November 8, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. for a graveside service.

At family request, please follow Covid-19 guidelines. Wear a mask and practice social distancing at the graveside service.

Services entrusted to Smith-Reagan Funeral Home of Rutledge,

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Graveside Service
November 8, 2021

2:00 PM
Dalton Cemetery Thorn Hill
Thorn Hill
Thorn Hill, TN 37881

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