Athol 'Jess' Atkins

Athol “Jess” Atkins, 83, of Midland, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. The family will receive friends on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, from 5-7 p.m. at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home in Midland. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at 10 a.m. at West Kentucky Baptist Church in Midland with Brother Bob Porterfield officiating. Graveside services will be on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Trinity Memorial Park Cemetery in Big Spring, Texas.Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home in Midland. Online condolences can be made at www.npwelch.com.