ATKINSON, Colleen, age 87 of Mt. Juliet, passed away July 26, 2019. Preceded in death by husband, James H. Atkinson; parents, David & Eula Roark; brothers, Edward "Bud" Roark, David Roark, Jr., Ronnie Lee Roark and Dan G. Roark; sister, Mary Edna Cruff, and step-sisters, Margie Sypes and Katherine McFadden. Survived by son, James Charles "JC" Atkinson; brothers, Richard Roark and Howard Roark; sister, Kathleen Corey; step-sister, Bernice (George) DeVault; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, August 1st at 11 am at Victory Baptist Church with Pastor Andrew Coleman officiating. Interment will follow the service at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are: Wayne Oakley's Sunday School Class and Dr. Robert Gaston, Jr. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, July 31st from 4-8 pm at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet and one hour prior to the service on Thursday, August 1st at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Victory Baptist Church Building Fund, 1777 Tate Lane, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com