Emily Bass Atkinson, 89, died Tuesday. A native of Johnston County, she was the daughter of the late William Henry and Thelma Sullivan Bass.
Graveside services will be held at 11:30 AM Saturday at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens, Clayton. The family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:00 am prior to the graveside service at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner.
Surviving: daughters, Marie Atkinson Stocks and husband, Jim of Raleigh, Anne Atkinson Corbett and husband, Donald of Zebulon and Sue Atkinson Lambert of Raleigh; son, Andy Scott Atkinson and wife, Lisa of Garner; 8 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great- great grandchild.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ronnie Lee “Bud” Atkinson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 or to Heartland Hospice at 4505 Falls of Neuse Road, Suite 650, Raleigh, NC 27609
Condolences to the family may be made at bryan-leefuner alhome.com