Teresa Atkins, age 52, passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Teresa loved the beach, her kids, and any furry creature that would cuddle with her. She was a member of the congregation at Rocky Mount Baptist Church and enjoyed helping out in the nursery with the children. She is preceded in death by her mother, Mary Matthews and father, Joseph Matthews. She is survived by her loving children, Katelyn and Brandon Atkins, and the father of her children, Monty Atkins; sister, Sherrie (Mike) Houston; two brothers, Mark Matthews and JR Storey; and beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins. A celebration of life will be held at Rocky Mount Baptist Church, 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 2020 with Pastor David Slayton officiating. Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Franklin County Humane Society, were Teresa spent many afternoons walking their dogs. Online condolences may be shared at www.florafuneralservice.com.