Dorcas Mae Atkins, 72, of Candler, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017.
A native of Buncombe Co., Dorcas was a daughter of the late Redford and Starlie Carson Atkins. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Faye Robinson.
Ms. Atkins is survived by her sister, Linda Moore; half-brother, Boyd Burleson; a niece, and many nephews, including Garth Atkins, and Everett, Bruce, and Gary Robinson; step-nieces, Debra Lovin and Diane Boone; and great-nieces and nephew, Crystal Tweed, Christina Atkins, and Layton Atkins.
The memorial service for Ms. Atkins will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 17, at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave. Her family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, her family asks that memorials be made to CarePartners, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.