Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 16 at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Woodard Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Wells and Bro. Doyle Farris officiating. Interment followed in the Eulia Cemetery.
Ms. Watkins was preceded in death by her parents; Stanton Kemp and Selma McClard Kemp; husband, Joe Young Watkins; sister, Camilla Miller and cousin Jack Leath.
She is survived by daughter, Patricia “Polly” Shoulders; grandson, Bob (Carold) Shoulders; granddaughter, Beverly (Jim) Andrews, Catherine Franklin all of Birmingham, Ala.; great-grandsons, Wilson, Robert and Parts Shoulders all of Ala. and cousin, Dolly Celsor of Hartsville, Tenn.
Ms. Watkins attended Westmoreland Church of Christ for years while in Westmoreland and she was a member of Homewood Church of Christ in Birmingham, Ala. She was retired from Genesco Corp.