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Dorothy Oldham Williams

September 2, 1924 ~ March 11, 2019

Services will be held: March 30, 2019

Hester Rouse Garner

July 9, 1931 ~ March 19, 2019

Services will be held: March 22, 2019

Sandra Faye Collins

07/01/1947 ~ March 18, 2019

Services will be held: March 21, 2019

Pastor James L. Upchurch

September 15, 1941 ~ March 17, 2019

Services will be held: March 22, 2019

Letha Faye Etheridge

6/6/1939 ~ 3/16/2019

Services will be held: March 20, 2019

Jacob Joseph Sanok, III

10/24/1952 ~ March 17, 2019

Services will be held: March 23, 2019

Wayne Allen Taylor

1-29-1943 ~ 3-16-2019

Services will be held: March 19, 2019

Karen Keith Stewart

October 9, 1961 ~ March 7, 2019

Services will be held:

Jarvis Dwight Atkins

04/13/1938 ~ 06/12/2018

GARNER – Jarvis Dwight Atkins, 80, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday. A native of Wake County, he was the son of the late Luther Dwight and Marjorie Graham Atkins. He served his country proudly for 4 years in the Army National Guard. After his service, he was employed by Carolina Power & Light Company. He retired after being inducted into The Pioneer Club and completed 26 years of service. A longtime member of Hollands United Methodist Church, he participated in numerous athletic programs and fundraisers.
The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 pm Thursday at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, 1200 Benson Rd., Garner, NC 27529.
A graveside service will held 12:30 pm Friday at Montlawn Memorial Park, 2911 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh, NC 27603.
Jarvis is survived by Jean B. Atkins, his beloved wife of 58 years; daughters, Leigh Anne Atkins Harris (Ricky) and Pam Atkins Adams (Ronnie) ; grandchildren, April Lombard (Miquel), Ashleigh Harris, Bayleigh Adams and Kasey Adams; great-grandchildren, Alaina Lombard, Luke Lombard; nephew, Timothy Cunningham; sister, Mary Atkins Mundy of Garner and nieces and nephews; special friends, Ruth Lacy, Margaret Hryninck.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.



6:00-8:00 pm

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home
1200 Benson Road Garner, NC 27529



12:30 pm

Montlawn Memorial Park
2911 S. Wilmington St. Raleigh, NC 27603


  1. Ronald and Judy Atwood Pounds

    Jean and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your loving family. Sp sorry for your loss.

  2. Jennifer Pounds

    Jean, Pam and Leigh Ann
    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Your daddy/husband was an amazing man and will be missed by many in the Garner community. We love you!

  3. Debbie and Frank Holder

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  4. Vonnie McLamb

    Leigh Anne
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  5. Andy and Angie Gay

    Adams and Harris families – our hearts ache for you in this sad time. I used to love when I would try and sell 50/50 tickets to him at the football games….. Jarvis would run like I had the plague – then hand me a $20 bill! He was a very special man. I know that all your beloved memories will bring you comfort and joy.

  6. Jeanette Stevens

    Jean, Leigh Anne, Pam: My love, condolences and prayers go out to you and the whole family. God Bless you all. Jarvis was a fine man.

    Jimmy and Jeanette Stevens

  7. Teresa Atwood

    I am so sorry. We will be praying for u and family.

  8. Tom Inscoe

    Thinking of you all. Prayers sent

  9. Sandy Penny

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  10. Val & Alan Hicks

    We have you all in our thoughts and prayers. God bless.

  11. Joni Robison

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  12. Tommy and Frieda Holloman

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all …I will never forget those many Garner football that he sat behind me and we shared thoughts and opinions on life and. Trojan football…Reallly gooa miss that…

  13. Sophie and Richard Hayes

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all .

  14. The Ayscues of Garner

    Our Garner Trojan Family lost one of it’s greatest supporters. Deepest condolences to his Alumni Family

  15. Karen & Kevin Richmond

    Harris and Adams Families,

    Sending you all prayers at this difficult time.

  16. John & Glenna Howell

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time.

    John & Glenna Howell

  17. Jim and Nancy Kelly

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Mr. Jarvis was a fixture at Trojan Stadium and will be truly missed.

  18. Vincent & Carolyn Battle

    Our sincere condolences.

  19. Jerry an Sharon Bailey

    So very sorry for you an all your family loss .Will surely keep all in prayer.

  20. Carlton and Angela Whitaker

    I am so sorry Family! When I was a child/teenager;
    I was helping my dad install carpet and vinyl with Jarvis at the Home Center on 401. I loved talking with him and serving the family in flooring as well! Blessings and prayers for the family!
    Love the Whitakers

  21. Dale and Gary Sauls

    Sorry for your loss. Will keep you in our prayers.

  22. Tony Rogers

    So sorry for your loss.
    Your family is in my prayers

  23. Billy Byrd

    So sorry for your loss and will be praying for you in the days and weeks ahead!

  24. susan ,allen,rachel, and becca hinton

    we are so sorry to
    hear of your loss ! thinking about all
    of you and lifting you up in prayer!

  25. Gwyn S Staton

    Thinking of all of you at this sad time. Thoughts and prayers.

  26. Suzanne Beasley

    Thinking of you and your family, Pam.

  27. Shelia and Ricky Lowry

    Pam and LeighAnn, I’m thinking of you and your families and praying for you all. May God bring you comfort and peace in the coming days. I’m just a phone call/text away.

  28. Cheyl Walker

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. Cherish your wonderful memories.

    Cheyl Whitt Walker

  29. Becky, Philip and Susan Spivey


    So sorry to hear about Jarvis. We know exactly how you feel . We will keep you in our prayers.

  30. Becky, Philip and Susan Spivey


    So sorry to hear about Jarvis. We know exactly how you feel. We will
    keep you in our prayers.

  31. Ben & Kim (morton) Langdon

    Prayers for your entire family, Pam, as you mourn your patriarch and Daddy. Prayers for God’s strength and comfort in the days, weeks and months ahead. (((Hugs))) from a distance

  32. Tim & Simmie Lowery

    May God’s love make your grief bearable.
    Wishing you and your family strength and peace.



  34. Melinda Hollyfield

    May God be with your Mother and the rest of the Family during this time of need.
    My thoughts and Prayers are with each and everyone of you. R.I.P Sir and Thank you for Service and your Family.
    I Love you Pam!!!!!!!!

  35. Donnie, Karen and Connor Lindsey

    We are praying for your family.

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