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Blanche Delores Atkins

January 24, 1932 ~ October 22, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Blanche Atkins Obituary

Blanche Delores Atkins, 91, of Charleston, West Virginia, departed this life Sunday, October 22, 2023, after a long illness. She was born January 24, 1932, in Glen White, WV, to Robert L. Atkins, Sr., and Sallie T. Atkins. While a young girl, the family moved to Charleston, where she remained until her death.

Blanche held various positions throughout her life, from working for Kanawha County schools as a teacher’s aide, as well as the WV Governor’s Mansion. She professed her life to Christ at an early age and was a member of the Young Street Baptist Church, which is now Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Blanche loved being with people and enjoyed being active. Among her many talents, she was an excellent cook. Blanche was a loving daughter, sister, aunt, and friend.

Blanche was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Sallie Atkins, sister, Dorothy Mae Whitehead, brother, Robert L. Atkins, Jr., and sister-in-law, Delma B. Atkins.

Blanche leaves to cherish her memory, nephews, Robert L. Atkins, III, Lewes, DE, and Scott E. Atkins, Silver Spring, MD, and a host of great nieces, great nephews, cousins, and friends.

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November 3, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Shiloh Missoinary Baptist Church
306 Washington East
Charleston, WV 25301

Interment following funeral service
November 3, 2023

Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston


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