Connie Atkins

September 24, 2019

Connie Atkins

Connie S. Alderman Atkins, 76, of Charleston, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 after a short illness.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ronsford and Emma Dunlap; her husband Terry Atkins; her brothers, Major Dunlap and Ronnie Dunlap.

Connie is survived by her sons, Forrest (Renee) Alderman of Charlotte, NC, and Barry (Diane) Alderman of Charleston, WV; daughter, Beverly Alderman Hemmings of Raleigh, NC; grandchildren include, Nichole (Cole) Alderman Dalesio, of Morgantown, WV, Christopher (Alexis) Alderman, of Greenville, SC, Megan Alderman, (Austin) of Pensacola, FL, Grant Alderman, of Charleston, WV,  Noah Mullins, of Raleigh, NC, and Olivia Hemmings, of Raleigh, NC; one great-grandchild, Gretchen of Pensacola, FL; she is also survived by her sister, Anna (Tootsie) Hager, of Charleston, WV; sisters-in-law, Frances Dunlap and Doris Dunlap both of Charleston, WV; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Connie was an employee of Kanawha County Schools and retired with 30 years of service.  She was a Baptist by faith.

A visitation will be held from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston. A graveside service to Honor the Life of Connie will be held at Graceland Memorial Park, South Charleston immediately following the visitation. The Rev. Gary W. Hall of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church will be officiating the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions to Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 6532 MacCorkle Ave SE, Charleston, WV 25304 or to Hospice Care of Charleston, 1606 Kanawha Blvd., W, Charleston, WV  25387-2536.

The family would also like to extend a special thanks to Hospice Care Services of Charleston, WV and Charlotte, NC.

Memories of Connie may be shared online by visiting and selecting the obituary. Snodgrass Funeral Home is assisting the family with these arrangements.

4 replies
  1. Connie Pennington McClure says:

    So very sorry to hear of Connie”s passing. We have mutual relatives and I’ve known her my entire life. Some good times .

  2. The Shaffer Family (John, Ramona, Debbie and Shelley and family) says:

    We are so very saddened to hear of Connie’s passing. She was such a beautiful lady, inside and out. She will be missed. Prayers for the family.

  3. Kanawha Co. Retired School Employees says:

    The West Virginia and Kanawha County Associations of Retired School Employees extend their sincere sympathy to you, the family, in your sorrow. Blessings to all.


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  • Saturday, September 28
  • 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Graveside Service

  • Saturday, September 28
  • 12:00 pm