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William O'Dell Atkinson


LYNCHBURG - William O'Dell "Bill" Atkinson, 73, died on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, at Sumter Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Born in Florence County, he was a son of the late William O'Dell Atkinson Sr. and Blonnie Amerson Kinlaw. He was a member of Lynchburg Baptist Church and was a retired farmer.

Survivors include three brothers, Thomas Wayne Kinlaw, Allen W. Kinlaw and Kenneth W. Kinlaw, all of Lynchburg; a sister, Martha Ann Effler of Sumter; a brother-in-law, Woodrow Lawhon of Olanta; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Linda K. Lawhon; and his stepfather, Junius Woodrow Kinlaw.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, in the Tabernacle Cemetery near Lynchburg, with the Rev. Dr. Rusty Wilson and the Rev. Jim Ridenhour officiating.

The family will receive friends at the graveside, following the service.

Memorials may be made to Lynchburg Baptist Church, P.O. Box 188, Lynchburg, SC 29080.

Hancock-Elmore-Hill Funeral Home of Bishopville is in charge of the arrangements.


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