Updated: 9/30/20

James Hoyt Atkins passed away Monday September 21st, 2020 at his home here in Giles County. He was born on November 29th, 1931 and was 88 years old.

He was a loving father and grandfather. James served in the United States Air Force for 21 years where he retired as a Lt. Colonel. In his spare time, he enjoyed golfing.

A graveside service will be held October 10th, 2020  at 1:00pm at Box Chapel Cemetery in Corinth, Mississippi.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Ingram and Susie Atkins.

He is survived by his,

                Son, James Ingram Atkins of Nashville, TN

                Daughter, Susan Atkins of Nashville, TN

                Niece, Angie Dogget of Pulaski, Tn

                Sisters, Cornelia Counce and Gloria Brown of Michie, TN

                                Barbara Rodgers of Corinth, MS

3 grandchildren also survive.


Bennett-May and Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory are in charge of arrangements for James Hoyt Atkins.