KERNERSVILLE – Linda Atkins Pearman, 81, passed away Friday, July 7, 2023 at Forsyth Medical Center. Linda was born on April 6, 1942 to James Atkins Sr. and Vernon Lucille Atchison Atkins.
She grew up in Guilford County as a farm girl. She loved sports, especially basketball, making High School All County for three years. Linda loved life and kept a happy outlook all the time. She would do anything for anybody. Linda enjoyed her job. She was supervisor at Lorillard Tobacco Company for 30 plus years.
In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death by her daughter, Joyce Shannon; and one brother, Cecil “Bill” Atkins.
Surviving are two brothers, Williard Atkins and James Atkins, Jr.; and one sister, Elizabeth “Libby” Parker.
No formal services are scheduled at this time. Hayworth-Miller Kernersville Chapel is assisting the family.