Nelda Higdon Atkins, 63 of Columbus, MS passed away Monday, February 9, 2009 at her residence.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 11, 2009 from 1 – 2 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 2 PM in the Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jeff James officiating.
Mrs. Atkins was born June 9, 1945 in Kennedy, AL to Helen Robison Higdon and the late Zebedee Higdon and was a resident of Columbus for the past sixty-three years having moved from Kennedy, AL. She retired from the Lowndes County Board of Education after fifteen years of service in the New Hope High School Cafeteria. Mrs. Atkins was a member of Community Baptist Church, Columbus, MS.
Mrs. Atkins is survived by her husband, Charles E. Atkins, Columbus, MS; mother – Helen McDaniel, Columbus, MS; sons – Toby Atkins, Columbus, MS; Terry Atkins, Pickens Co., AL; daughter – Torrie Atkins, Columbus, MS; brother – Shay Higdon, Steens, MS and five grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to donor’s choice.