GERALD WAYNE ATKINSON, age 75 of Jemison, passed away on November 17, 2021 at his residence. He was born in Sylacauga, AL on October 28, 1945; the son of the late Euell Atkinson and the late Mamie Davenport Atkinson.
He was a former finance director with both Stokes Automotive and McKinnon Motors in Clanton.
He is survived by: Wife, Susan “Penny” Atkinson of Jemison; Daughter, Joy (Tommy, Jr.) Vickers of Phenix City; Grandson, Tommy Vickers, III of Phenix City; and Brother, Frank Atkinson of Jemison.
Preceded in death by: Parents, Euell and Mamie Atkinson; and sister, June Porter.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 11:00am from the Collins Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. William Kee officiating.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Burial will follow in the Collins Chapel Baptist Cemetery in Jemison, AL.
The family request no flowers, but encourage a donation be made to the Collins Chapel Baptist Church or the Collins Chapel Cemetery Fund at P.O. Box 1089 Jemison, AL 35085 or to The Big Oak Ranch 250 Jake Mintz Road Gadsden, AL 35905.
Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL 35045.
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Collins Chapel Baptist Cemetery Fund
P.O. Box 1089, Jemison AL 35085