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Lina M. Atkinson


Sunrise: May 2, 1934

Sunset: July 17, 2020

Lina Mae Atkinson was born May 2, 1934 in Wilson County to the late Turner and Alice Hines. She attended the Wilson County
Public Schools, located in North Carolina. She married the late Jesse Thomas (Sonny) Atkinson in 1951, and to this union 8
children were birth. For more than 17 years, Lina worked at the Bruce Food Processing of Wilson, NC, where she enjoyed working with her best friend and driving her green station-wagon., In her earlier years. Lina was a member of Washington Branch Baptist Church of Macclesfield, NC and the Helping Hand Club, where she attended and served faithfully until she moved her residence to Norfolk, VA in 1984. She then started regularly attending Mt. Gilead MBC until she faced health issues. She will be deeply missed by her children, family, and loved ones who knew her very well.

Lina was preceded in death by; Her parents; Tuner and Alice Hines, her husband; Jesse Thomas Atkinson, 2 sons; Leon and Joey Atkinson, 4 sisters; Eldora Barnes, Josephine Percer, Alice Delk, and Bernice Parker, and 1 brother; James Hines. She leaves to cherish her precious memory:4 daughters: Mary Crumwell (Allan), Linda Reveron, Antoinette Pleasant (Norvain) of VA. and Vera Mayo (Ed) of NC, 2 Sons: Gregory Atkinson (Diane) of, VA. and Buster Atkinson (Shearlene) of, NC.;1 sister; Fannie Tucker, 2 other daughters-in-law; Barbara Atkinson of VA. and Charlene Hines of NC, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Viewing Friday, July 24, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Graveside Service Saturday, July 25, 2020 11:00am Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Kharmyn Cain says

    Grandma will be missed by many. She was the highlight of many visits. I hate that I will not be able to attend, but know I am praying for your strength along with mine during this difficult time. I love you all with every breath in me.

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    Alfonso & Barbara Parker says

    God choose His beautiful flower from His garden. Let God’s love and strength guide and carry you through these hard times. You and your family are in our prayers.

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    Norm Grefe says

    My deepest sympathies for your loss.

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    Ann Mitchell says

    Sending my prayers of healing for your loss. I know she’ll be missed. May God show you the way forward one day at a time.

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    Yolanda Crudup says

    My “GRAMS” i can say that i will always have memories that will make laugh when i think of you. God has been so good to us. I really miss you, i am going to miss laughing at my moms house with you, but knowing that you are resting in paradise makes it just a little better. I LOVE YOU ALWAYS

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    Jeana Jordan says

    Aunt Linda Mae I love you and I know that you’re in Glory. We all will miss you dearly and will always have happy thoughts of you!! To all Aunt Linda Mae children God will sustain and keep you all close in his hands so hold on to his hand and each other’s and live life as one big blessed happy family. From My Mom Trumiller my sister’s Tyron n Ontrel my brother Jr and Me/Jean…LOVE YOU ALL!!!

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    Allan Boddie says

    Deepest condolences to the Boddie/Hines/Atkinson families. I pray for your strength during this difficult time. ❀FamilyπŸ™πŸ™

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    Sandra J Gist says

    Our hearts go out to the Atkinson Family. Keeping you all in our prayers.

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    Carolyn Clark says

    So sorry to hear of Mrs. Atkinson passing my family is friend of Buster and related to the Ernest Hines. May God bless you and the family and heaven smile upon you.
    Carolyn Clark and family

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    Tracy says

    I am so sorry May God be with you all πŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ’”πŸ˜₯ she will be miss God bless you ALL

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