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Donald Atherton
Donald Atherton

Donald E. Atherton, 70, went to be with the Lord after a long battle with cancer under hospice care. Don proudly served and retired from the U.S. Navy.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Jo Anne; four children, Don Jr., Chance, Chelsea and Tina; sister, Nevaline; brother, Dale; along with eight grandchildren. He was loved by many and will be truly missed by all.

A visitation will be held at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at Bayside Church of Christ with burial following at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery.

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