It is with a sorrowful heart that we the Staff & Management of Serenity Memorial Funeral Home has the solemn duty to advise all of the earthly departure of Mrs. Geraldine Summers Atkinson, 72, of Saulston, NC.
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“And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes and there shall be no more death neither sorrow nor crying neither shall there be any more pain for the former things are passed away” Revelations 21:4
Geraldine Summers Atkinson was born September 7, 1946, to the late Preston and Ruth Virginia Reid Summers. She departed this earthly life and joined her heavenly father on January 22, 2019.
Gerald, as she was affectionately called by her family and friend, was additionally preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years Raymond Atkinson one sister Christine Summers Cox, 2 brothers Jimmie Randolph and Michael Summers.
Gerald attended Wayne County Schools and graduated from Dillard High School. She retired from Cherry Hospital.
Gerald was a devoted and loving wife for 54 years, mother, grandmother, sister, cousin and friend to all that she knew. She had a quiet and sweet disposition and a big heart. She had a passion for sports and attended many games of her daughter, grandson, and granddaughter.
Gerald leaves to cherish her memories one daughter, Donna Atkinson (Maxine) of Richmond VA; one son, Raymond Atkinson, Jr. (Angie) of Pikeville, four grandchildren, Corry, Colton and Kylie-Ray Atkinson of Pikeville and Demarco Edmonds of Richmond, VA: Four sisters, Carolyn Summers-Smith of Hampton, VA, Joyce Summers-Smith (Tony) of Goldsboro, Bernice Summers Kendall (Michael) of Raleigh and Lisa Summers of Goldsboro Three Brothers, Billy Randolph of Tampa, FL, James Henry Summers of Raleigh and Bobby Summers (Beverly) of Lagrange. Two sisters in law, Mary Atkinson Edwards (Herman) and Sarah Atkinson Frazier (David) of Saulston One Aunt – Lillie Mae Reid of Goldsboro and One Uncle, Lonnie Russell of Goldsboro and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Services of Love & Compassionate Care have been entrusted to Serenity Memorial Funeral Home & Cremations, LLC.