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Bruce Lee Atkins


Bruce Lee Atkins, age 79 of Whiteville, passed on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Columbus Regional Healthcare System in Whiteville.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Worthington Funeral Home with Reverend Terry Green officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home

He served as a houseparent and director at the Odum Home in Pembroke for 18 years and later as activities director at the Bell House in Greensboro until his retirement.

He was the son of the late Elsie Florence Michael Atkins and George Hensell Atkins. He was also preceded in death by two siblings, Don Atkins and Avril Atkins Lawson.

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He leaves to cherish his memory, a daughter, Michelle Atkins Harwood and her husband, Michael of Whiteville and a son, J. Michael Atkins of Raleigh; his former wife, Melba Autry Atkins of Elizabethtown.

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