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Donnie Jerome Atkinson

June 24, 1953 — February 2, 2023

Reidsville

Reidsville,

Donnie Jerome Atkinson, age 69, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2023 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro.  He was born on June 24, 1953 in Coffee County and had lived in Tattnall County for the past 20 years.  He was a welder by trade and loved to go fishing.  Donnie was a jokester that enjoyed spending time with his family.  He is a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church of Reidsville and is preceded in death by his parents, DL Atkinson and Mary Moon McCook; siblings, Junior Atkinson, Verna Sue Kendell and Milton Atkinson.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanette Googe Atkinson of Reidsville; children, Josephine Dixon (William Oliver) of Reidsville, Sadie Andrews (Al Mitchell) of Claxton, and Jimmy Ray Dixon of Milledgeville; siblings, Betty Sue Nipper Cranford (Collin) of Douglas, Billy Atkinson(Brenda) of Canada, Ronald Atkinson(Madine)of Denton; sister in law, Winifred Atkinson of Denton; grandchildren, Rachel Oliver, Thomas Dixon, Allison Bailey, Austin Bailey, Claire Bailey, and Claxton Bailey; several nieces and nephews.

Memorial funeral services will be held 3:00pm Sunday, February 12, 2023, from Pine Grove Baptist Church in Reidsville with Reverend Jeffery Barnard officiating.

Low Country Cremation and Burial is serving the Atkinson family.

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Sunday, February 12, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pine Grove Baptist Church of Reidsville

U.S. Highway 280, Reidsville, GA

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