J. L.Watkins Jr.
J. L.Watkins Jr., 83, of Winder died Sunday, April 22, 2012. He was born in Jackson County to James L. Watkins Sr. and Ruth Crook Watkins, both deceased. He was a retired self-employed truck driver and farmer.
He is survived by his wife Connie L. Watkins of Winder; sons Kenneth Watkins of Madison and Mike (Beth) Watkins of Bishop; daughters Judy (Sam) Wilkison, Jan (Vernon) Mullins, Jenny (Steve) Beckham, all of Madison, Ada (Steve) Czajkowski of Winder and Kim (Mike) Eaton of Fort Pierce, Florida; 19 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; brother Terrin (Pam) Watkins of Winder and sister Mary (Royce) Jackson of Snellville.
The family received friend from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. before the service.
The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 24 at Smith Memory Chapel with Rev. Ned Davis officiating. Interment was in Statham Cemetery.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Printed in the April 26, 2012 edition