Lawrence Alford Watkins Jr.

Published 6:53 pm Friday, December 12, 2014

Lawrence Alford Watkins Jr., of Greenville, born Aug. 29, 1942, to the late Lawrence Alford Watkins Sr. and Willa Mae Watkins, passed from this life on Dec. 12, 2014.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Melton Watkins, and sister, Katherine June Norris.  He is survived by his wife, Karen Bowman Watkins; sons, Robert “Bob” (Cindy) Watkins of Greenville and Jon (Kelley) Ward of Conway, Ark.; daughters, Pam W. (Tim) Till of Greenville, Nita W. (Shannon) Eskridge of Millers Ferry, Cindy W. (Ray) Jordan of Brantley and Katie Ward of Little Rock, Ark; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and sister, Betty Lou (Lee) Holladay of Orrville.

Graveside services will be Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at 2 p.m. in Pineview Memory Gardens with minister Herbert Brown officiating and Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.

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