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Geraldine Watkins

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Geraldine Bagwell Watkins, 91, of Hayti, Mo., died Friday, Nov. 18, 2005, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti.

Born Oct. 23, 1914, in Casey, Ark., daughter of the late George H. and Suzie Cook Bagwell, she was of the Pentecostal faith.

She married Bill Bo Watkins in Caruthersville, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Mona Faye Grissom; two brothers, Arthur and Ivy Bagwell; one sister, Marie Watkins; one granddaughter and one great-grandson.

Survivors include seven children, Jean Lee and Phyllis Watkins, both of Hayti, Donald Watkins, of Sullivan, Maine, Jerry Ray Watkins, of Walls, Miss., Jimmie Watkins, of Fenton, Mo., Danny Watkins, of Arnold, Mo., and David Watkins, of High Ridge, Mo.; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti with the Rev. Paul Quinn officiating.

Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Hayti.

Pallbearers were Randy Tomlin, Larry Joe Thompson, Jim Madison, Clay Watkins, Ronnie Sims and Walt Turner.