Ms. Callie H. Watkins (Judy), 61, of 633 W. Washington St., Apt. 208, Petersburg, Va., departed this life on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at Hopewell Health Care Center, Hopewell, Va.
She was born in Tazewell, Va., to the late George and Ellen Bell Watkins. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, George Watkins, Robert Watkins, Sylvia Walker, James Watkins and David Watkins.
She moves to New York at an early age and then moved to Virginia, where she lived until her passing.
She leaves to cherish her many memories, a son, Michael Watkins; a daughter, Renee Watkins; two grandchildren, Michael Watkins Jr. and Imani Watkins; two brothers, Douglas Watkins (Loala), Harry Watkins (Candis); two sisters, Marie Rogers and Rosie Tyree (Jodie); a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends, among the cousins one special, Toresa Brooks.
A celebration of life will be conducted at noon on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at Morning Star Baptist Church, 1660 Dupuy Road, Petersburg, Va., with the Rev. Louis Newbill officiating. Interment will be in Dinwiddie Memorial Park. Family and friends are asked to assemble at 11 a.m. at the residence of her sister, Rosie Tyree, 4016 Birchett Place, Prince George, Va. Arrangements being made by Tucker Funeral Services and Cremation. .Published in The Progress-Index from August 21 to August 23, 2012