Katherine "Katie" Rene Atkins

July 24, 1988 - November 4, 2013

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Kernersville-Katherine “Katie” Renè Atkins, 25, has left us too soon, but God has received a beautiful Angel both inside and out, November 4, 2013.

Funeral Services to celebrate her life will be held at 12:00PM Noon on Saturday November 9, 2013 at First Christian Church.

The family will visit with friends immediately following the service at the church.

A native of Forsyth County, Katie was born July 24, 1988. She was a 2006 graduate of Kernersville Glenn High School. She was an Optometrist Technician with Garber Eye Associates. She was a loving caregiver and enjoyed helping others. People always said she never met a stranger, and was a friend to all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother Carolyn Atkins, her maternal grandmother Sue Martin, maternal grandfather Bob Martin, and her step-father Gary Fitzpatrick.

Survivors include her mother Denise Martin Atkins of Belews Creek; her father Robert “Robbie” Atkins and step-mother Denise Crutchfield Atkins of Kernersville; sister Jessica “Jessie” Atkins and Audra Wright of Walkertown; step-brothers SSG. Sean Fitzpatrick, SrA Ross Fitzpatrick, and Chris Atkins; boyfriend Albert Jacobs of the home; paternal grandfather Herbert Atkins of Kernersville; numerous aunts, uncles, extended family and friends.

Friends and family may sign, and view the guestbook at www.Pierce-JeffersonFuneralService.com

In lieu of flowers Hospice of Forsyth, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC, 27103.