Samantha Atkinson, age 22, of Linton, passed away Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at her residence in Linton. She was born in Virginia Beach, Va. on Sept. 1, 1989, the daughter of Todd & Tamara (Lee) Atkinson.
Samantha had previously worked at Glenburn Home in Linton and currently worked at Jo Etta's Pizza Villa in Linton. She attended the Linton Assembly of God.
She is survived by her son, Bentley Connar Cody of Linton; her mother, Tamara Atkinson of Linton; her father, Todd Atkinson of Riverview, Fla.; two sisters, April Davis & Kelsey Snowden, both of Linton; two brothers, Matthew Atkinson and Levi Snowden, both of Linton; maternal grandparents, James and Patricia Lee of Yorktown; paternal grandparents, Myrna Atkinson of Yorktown; a maternal great-grandmother, Helen Fisher of Portland; and her fiancÚ, Cory Cody.
Visitation will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m.
A graveside service will be held at Sassafras Cemetery in Linton on Monday at 10 a.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family through the funeral home.
Online memorials can be made to the family at www.welchcornett.com.