Kennie Velton Atkins Jr

By Staff, 09/12/18 10:46 AM

Kennie Velton Atkins Jr. age 86, of Hope, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Mr. Atkins was born April 17, 1932 in Spring Hill, Arkansas to Kennie V. Atkins Sr. and Ruby Reid Atkins.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Jimmie Atkins and his sister Helen Downs.

Mr. Atkins is survived by his daughter, Elaine Arnold and husband Sam; granddaughter, Kyla Smith Fortenberry and husband John; two great grandchildren, Harley Smith and Judge Fortenberry; and other family members and friends.

He was a life-long carpenter, and an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of the Harvest Baptist Church.

Visitation will be held 6:00pm to 8:00pm Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at HERNDON-FUQUA FUNERAL HOME Hope, Arkansas.

Graveside service will be 2:00pm Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Central Cemetery Hwy 29 South, Hope, Arkansas with Bro. Charles Jones officiating under the direction of HERNDON-FUQUA FUNERAL HOMES.