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W R Strickland and Sons Funeral Home
Sunday May 22nd, 2022

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Graveside Service

Hopewell United Methodist Church Cemetery
Sunday May 22nd, 2022

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John Allen Atkinson

John Allen Atkinson, 77, of Gainesville, Ga., died on Friday, May 13, 2022.  A Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Hopewell United Methodist Church Cemetery.  Reverend Chris Strickland will officiate the service.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, May 22, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. until the funeral hour.

Mr. Atkinson is survived by his wife Jacqueline Anne Atkinson; his daughter Jessica Lynn Jones (Scott); his sister Barbara Leonhart; his stepson Robert T. Benson (Angela); his stepdaughter Heather C. Cuthbertson (Jim); his grandsons Nicolas J. Atkinson and Nevan G. Jones.  Several other grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and beloved nieces and nephews.  W. R. Strickland & Sons, Clermont, Ga.

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I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family during this difficult time.

Ginna Moses May 21 2022 4:14 PM

So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with your family.

Jody, Travis, Tabitha and Savanna Curson May 19 2022 9:12 PM

There will never be another man like John. A great friend and colleague. A true Patriot. RIP good friend.

Mack White May 19 2022 11:32 AM

Jackie and family-so sorry for your loss. I've been through it and it is a hard thing to go through. My thoughts are with you and your family.

Jane K Haines May 18 2022 1:35 PM

Jackie, It is so sad when we loose our life long partner. I will keep you in my prayers. May your happy memories help you remember the joy that you both had together to carry you on with your life here on earth. Someday you will walk together, hand and hand in heaven. Peace be with you and your family.

Lorna Granger May 16 2022 6:54 PM

Jessica, I am so sorry for your loss!! You and your family will be in my prayers.

Hannah Campbell May 16 2022 10:52 AM

Dear Jackie, please accept our deepest sympathy and prayers at this very difficult time. John was a wonderful, kind and charming man who will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Aram & Elaine Sarkisian May 16 2022 9:51 AM

I am sending my condolences to Mr. Atkinson's family as I will be unable to attend the service in person.

Cher York May 16 2022 9:23 AM

Prayers for Jackie & all the family

Cathy Robinson May 15 2022 5:09 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Atkinson

Cathy Robinson May 15 2022 5:08 PM

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