Eloise  Atkins
Eloise Atkins

May 16, 2010
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Eloise Atkins "Dot," 83, departed this life May 16, 2010.

She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph O. Atkins Sr.; daughter, Barbara Jean Taylor; three brothers, Earl, Samuel and Henry Dantzler; and sister, Leola Brown. She was born in Orangeburg, S.C. and at the age of 6 moved to Richmond.

She is survived by eight children, Joe O. Atkins Jr., Patricia Mitchell (James), Damareal R. Atkins, Phyllis A. James (Harry), Yvonne E. Morgan (Nathaniel), Etta Fallie (Lazarus), Sandra D. McClain (Efrem) and Laverne Atkins; nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Nellie McMillain; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Mother Atkins, as she was affectionately called by church members, had served on the usher and missionary boards at church. She was a very active member of the above named church. She was also very active in various community and civic activities.

Remains rest at the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave., where the family will receive friends Friday (tonight) from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Fountain of Deliverance Church, 3800 E. Broad Rock Road, with Bishop Lawrence L. Taylor officiating. Interment Oakwood Cemetery.

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Visitation
Chiles Funeral Home
2100 Fairmount Ave.
Richmond, VA US 23223
Friday, May 21, 2010
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Visitation
Fountain of Deliverance Church
3800 E. Broad Rock Road
Richmond, VA US
Saturday, May 22, 2010
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Service
Fountain of Deliverance Church
3800 E. Broad Rock Road
Richmond, VA US
Saturday, May 22, 2010
2:00 PM
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Cemetery
Oakwood Cemetery
Nine Mile Road
Richmond, VA US
Saturday, May 22, 2010