Kaya Mae Atkins, 20, of Lynchburg, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 16, 2023. She was born in Lynchburg, VA on October 15, 2002.
Kaya graduated from Brookville High School in 2021. She had a love for animals and was very artistic. She also enjoyed music and spending time with family and friends. She will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her mother, Kendra Atkins Elder and husband, Mark; father, Patrick Eli Bishop; sisters, Celeste Elder and Meadow “Mo-Mo” Elder; maternal grandmother, Susan Atkins; maternal grandfather, Joseph Garnett “Bubba” Atkins; paternal grandparents, Jim and Katherine Bishop; uncle, Gabe Bishop; aunts, Meggin Atkins-Snyder and husband, Gene, and Stephanie Atkins; cousins, Jude Atkins, Knox Snyder, Justin Simon and Jake Riedinger and a host of loving family members.
A private family service will be held.
Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford, is assisting the family.