Gary Watkins Obituary, Death – Gary Watkins passed away on May 16, 2023 in the city of Fort Smith, Arkansas. Gary Watkins was born in Bixby, Oklahoma. He had 71 years under his belt. It is with the utmost regret that we must inform you of this information. Please leave a message of condolence on Gary’s memorial page so that the Watkins family may read it and know how much you care about them as a parting gesture of respect.
His wife, Jama Kaye Watkins, as well as both of his parents, James Watkins and Lucille Watkins, went away before he did. James Watkins also predeceased his mother. He is survived by his son Phillip Watkins (Cassie) of Centerton, Arkansas; his sister Connie Watkins of Bixby, Oklahoma; his close friend Elaine Seago; and his granddaughters, Peyton Watkins of Centerton and Ella Watkins of Centerton. He was born in Bixby, Oklahoma, and moved to Centerton when he was a young boy. His parents passed away before he did in this life.
On the afternoon of Sunday, May 21st, 2023, from 2:00 to 4:00 o’clock in the afternoon, there will be a visitation held at the Edwards Funeral Home, which is situated at 201 N 12th Street in Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901. At ten o’clock in the morning on Monday, May 22nd, 2023, there will be a funeral service held at the Spradling Baptist Church, which is located at 3515 N 50th St, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72904; the address can be found in the previous sentence. The 22nd of May, 2023 is the day that has been set aside for the funeral services that will take place at the Roselawn Cemetery.