Jack Coley Watkins, Sr

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Jack Coley Watkins, Sr

  • Birth 24 Sep 1932 Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 11 Jul 2008 Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 28422624

GREENSBORO — Mr. Jack Coley Watkins, Sr., 75, entered into Heaven on Friday, July 11, 2008.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15, at his home church, Reedy Fork Baptist in Browns Summit. Services will be conducted by Rev. Paul Nicks, Rev. Joe Chandler and Rev. Larry Chandler. Interment will follow at Lakeview Memorial Park.

Mr. Watkins retired from Shepherd Motor Lines. He was a Charter Member of Philadelphia Baptist Chapel and served as a faithful Deacon and Sunday School Teacher for over 30 years.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Gaynelle "Lillie" Poston Watkins; parents, Judson and Sallie H. Watkins; brothers, Marvin, Dallas, Neil and Carlton Watkins; and sisters, Dee Stanley and Christine Hutchins.

He is survived by his second wife, Audrey Mae Limeberry Watkins of the home; children, Deborah Busam, Jack Jr. Watkins (Elaine), Danny Watkins (Sherry), Robin Shaffer, Lisa Duggins (Mike); grandchildren, Scott, Heather, Jacklin, Jason, Josh, Lane, Justin, Samantha, Matthew, Samara, Summer, Susan, Rebekah and Gabby; ten great-grandchildren; brothers, Haltson and Ronnie Watkins and sister, Lucille Childress.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at Forbis & Dick North Elm Street Funeral Home.


Published in the News Record on 7/13/2008


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  • Created by: David Clay
  • Added: 20 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28422624
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jack Coley Watkins, Sr (24 Sep 1932–11 Jul 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28422624, citing Lakeview Memorial Park, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by David Clay (contributor 46973418) .