Wendell Caroll Atkinson Sr., 76, of Hendersonville, TN, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2013. He was born to the late John and Edna Atkinson, on March 3, 1937, in Russellville, Ky. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Janice Atkinson; siblings Willard Atkinson and Guyla Tomlinson; children, Annette White, Kathy Moles, Ricky Atkinson, Timothy Atkinson, Tommy Atkinson, and Wendell Atkinson Jr; seventeen grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, and four great, great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, John Lee Atkinson.
A visitation will be held at Hendersonville funeral home on Monday, October 28, 2013 between the hours of 4pm and 8 pm. A funeral ceremony will be conducted at First Baptist Church of Hendersonville on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11 am, with visitation 1 hour prior. Interment will follow the ceremony in Hendersonville Memory Gardens.