Collierville pastor dies after battle with COVID-19, church says

Collierville, Tenn. — A local pastor died due to complications from COVID-19, according to his church.

Collierville United Methodist Church said Rev. David Atkinson died Wednesday morning after being diagnosed with the virus.

The church is holding a prayer service for Atkinson’s family Thursday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m.

It is with a heavy heart that we share that Rev. David Atkinson passed away this morning due to complications from his...

Posted by Collierville United Methodist Church on Wednesday, April 7, 2021

You can watch the live stream of the service here.

Funeral arrangements had not been made at the time of this story, but the church said they will share them once they have been set.