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Helen J. Atchley, age 93, of Erwin, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital’s long-term care unit.
Mrs. Atchley was a native of Erwin and a daughter of the late Mack and Sadie Padgett. She worked at Southern Potteries, JW Price Clothing and at Industrial Garment until her retirement. She was an active member of First Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, A. Vernon Atchley.
Survivors include her daughter, Linda Music of Erwin; granddaughters, Annette Music and Angie Martin and husband, Phillip, all of Franklin; and a very special friend, Sherry Whitson of Erwin.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, Jan. 20, at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Visitation with the family will be held Thursday from 2 p.m. until service time at First Baptist Church.
Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 526, Erwin, TN 37650.
Valley Funeral Home is in charge.