Jessica Atkins, age 45, passed away at Reid Health on August 28, 2021. She was born November 4, 1975, to Tim Atkins and Vicky Christian, in New Castle, Indiana.

Jessica attended Eastern Hancock Schools and was a current resident of Richmond, Indiana. She loved fishing, arts & crafts, music, dancing and spending time with family and friends.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her mother: Vicky Christian; two children: Cassidy Ozbun of Richmond, IN and Lilly Atkins of Shirley, IN; one granddaughter: Anova Ozbun of Richmond, IN; three brothers: Tony Atkins (wife Melissa) of Shirley, IN, Terry Atkins (wife Trisha) of Charlottesville and Toby Atkins (wife Lorraine) of Knightstown; step-brother: Wade Christian (wife Mitzi) of Franklin, IN; step-sister: Carlynn Christian (husband Franz) of Salt Lake City, Utah; several nieces and nephews; aunts; uncles; and cousins. She also leaves several close friends in Richmond, Indiana.

She is preceded in death by her father: Tim Atkins; step-father: Jack Christian; maternal grandmother: Phyllis Wybiral; and paternal grandparents: Barb and Sonny Atkins.

“The family wishes to give special thanks to the nurses on the Hospice Floor at Reid Health”.

Funeral services will be held at Community Family Funeral Home on Friday, September 10, 2021, at 1:00 PM. Family and friends may call Friday at the funeral home two hours prior to the service. Send online condolences to the family via the guestbook at

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been set up for her surviving minor child, Lilly Atkins, at Greenfield Banking Company. Cash donations can be dropped off at any GBC location or you can drop off or mail checks and make payable to Memorial Fund for Lilly Atkins, Greenfield Banking Company, 1920 North State Street, Greenfield, Indiana, 46140.