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Peggy Ann Blevins AtkinsATKINS, VA Peggy Ann Blevins Atkins, age 76, died Friday, January 6, 2017 at Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, Tenn. Peggy Atkins was a saint. She loved everybody. Peggy was the anchor in her family and always made sure they were number one and had everything they needed. Perched on her stool, and with help from her family, she would can and can and can some more. She attended the Atkins First Church of God, was a member of the Davis Memorial Methodist Church and the Atkins Ruritan Club. Peggy never complained, unless it was about the tv being too loud. And she never missed a chance to watch Song of the Mountains, Nightmare on Elm Street or Saturday Night Live with her children. The grandkids loved to watch QVC with her. The family would like to thank the staff of Smyth County, Richardson’s and Abingdon Ambulance Services, Dr. Nelson Gwaltney and the wound care staff with Bristol Regional Medical Center. Peggy was a special lady and she will be missed. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Nellie Blevins; son, Charles W. Atkins; half-brother, Kenneth Plummer; and special sister-in-law and best friend, Leala A Porter. Peggy is survived by her husband of 58 years, Charles P. Atkins of Atkins, Va.; daughters, Anne Atkins-Testerman and husband, John of Atkins, Va., Sue A. Marchant and husband, Mike of Atkins, Va.; son, Thomas P. Atkins and wife, Holly of Wytheville, Va.; sisters, Janie B. Catron and husband, Binker of Atkins, Va., Dorothy Gillespie and husband, Johnny of Marion, Va., Carol B. Blackwell of Staunton, Va.; special sister-in-law, Anna Lee Plummer of Atkins, Va.; grandsons, Brandon E. Smith and wife, Stephanie of Wytheville, Va., Jonathon “C.D.” Testerman and special friend, Kristin of Charlotte, N.C., Brandon Marchant and wife, Brandi of Marion, Va.; granddaughter, Jessica A Cornett and husband, Adam of Elk Creek, Va.; special granddaughters, Stacie Lester and husband, Lonzo of Lebanon, Va., Heather N. Marchant of Atkins, Va.; special aunt, Ruby Cassell of Marion, Va.; special cousin, Margaret Kuhrt of Cleveland, Ohio; eight great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and a very special pet, Rockwell. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Pastor Mike Sage officiating. Graveside services will follow at Rose Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, January 9, 2017 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory is honored to serve the Atkins family.
With deepest sympathy....So sorry to hear of Peggy's passing.
Gwyn & Gioia (Henderlite) Halsey Jan 27 2017 12:00 AM
Dear Family You are all in our thoughts and prayers May God surround you with peace, comfort and strength for each day God Bless Lonnie and Patsy Thomas
Lonnie and Patsy Thomas Jan 9 2017 12:00 AM
What WONDERFUL MEMORIES we have of Mrs.Peggy. She was a inspiration to anyone that met her . We are so saddened at her home going , Heaven sure is a sweeter place today because she is there .Praying for comfort that only God can give for ALL of you . Cherish and hang on to the WONDERFUL memories of a Great Mom, Mamaw , Great - Mamaw and Friend .
Missy and Brian DeBord Jan 9 2017 12:00 AM
We are so sorry. It's real hard to let go, even when someone has been so sick. We have both been where you are and understand your pain. One of God's greatest blessings are memories and we are sure you have many. Think back on the happy and funny times. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. With Love Gary & Lois Overbay
Gary & Lois Overbay Jan 9 2017 12:00 AM
I am so sorry for the loss of your love one. Margaret Kurt, (Maggie Buchanan) has talked so much about Charlie and Peggy till I feel like I have met you. It is hurting her so bad that she couldn't be with Peggy and Charlie doing this time of sorrow. May God bless each one of you during this difficult time. Bertha Mathena (Maggie's WV cousin)
Bertha Mathena Jan 8 2017 12:00 AM
Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Tom and Sue Ashlin Jan 8 2017 12:00 AM
I have known the Atkins family a short while. Peggy was one of the sweetest people I know. I will miss her. I send my condolences to the family. Rest in Heavenly Peace Peggy.
Joyce Grays Jan 8 2017 12:00 AM
Dear Dorothy and family, I know how much you will miss Peggy Ann, but we know heaven is far better. God will give you peace and comfort you during this time. Sincere Sympathy, "Polly" (Mrs. Reamus) John 14:1-4
Margaret (Mrs. Reamus) Hall Jan 8 2017 12:00 AM
My heart and prayers are with all of you in the loss of Peggy. I will always remember her as a kind and sweet lady. She will be missed.
LINDA DIAZ Jan 7 2017 12:00 AM
Peggy was a very special person. She will be missed. We will be praying for the family: Ann and Johnny, Sue and Mike, Tommy and Holly, and the grandkids,especially Heather. Charles has a special place in our hearts. Focus on seeing her again, and know she is in heaven at Jesus's feet.
Ryan and Betty Eller Jan 7 2017 12:00 AM