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Bill Watkins
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Birth: May 29, 1933
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 2008
Greensboro
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA

Bill Watkins, 75, went home to be with Jesus early Saturday morning, November 29, 2008, at Heartland Living & Rehabilitation on North Church Street.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 2, at Palm Street Christian Church with Rev. Robert Boyd officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Memorial Park.

A Guilford County native, he was born on May 29, 1933, the son of Grover Lee Watkins, Sr. and Flossie Mae Gamer Watkins. Bill was a member of Palm Street Christian Church for 53 years and served as Church Sexton from 1960-2000. He retired from Cone Mills Revolution Plant with 33 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Jeanette T. Watkins; his parents, Grover Lee Watkins, Sr. and Flossie Mae Gamer Watkins; two brothers, Howard Watkins and Grover L. Watkins, Jr., and two sisters, Ruth Ann Watkins and Betty Jo Watkins.

Bill is survived by his step daughter, Paula Sutherland, of Greensboro; three sisters, Hallie Maiden and husband, Henry, of Greensboro, Snook Wall and husband, Pete, of Greensboro and Lake Emory and husband, Archie, of Randleman; five nieces and four nephews.

Published in the News Record on 11/30/2008 
 
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 Parents:
  Grover Lee Watkins (1905 - 1989)
  Flossie Mae Garner Watkins (1906 - 1991)
 
 Spouse:
  Jeanette T Watkins (1931 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ruth Ann Watkins (1929 - 1935)*
  Bill Watkins (1933 - 2008)
  Betty Jo Watkins (1936 - 1938)*
  Grover Lee Watkins (1939 - 1980)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Lakeview Memorial Park
Greensboro
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Garden: Fountain 3; Lot 221
 
Created by: David Clay
Record added: Dec 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32120548
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