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Joe Annie Watkins, 81, of Logan, entered into rest Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at The Folsom Center in Cullman.
Joe was born Feb. 23, 1937, in Winston County. She graduated from Ensley High School. Joe was a member of Addison First Baptist Church for 20 years and was a Sunday school teacher. She enjoyed reading.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at Hillcrest Cemetery, Addison, Brother Mark Kimbrell and Brother Samuel Tucker officiating.
Joe is survived by her husband of 60 years, John H. Watkins; daughter, Johanna Kay Watkins; brothers, Horace Bates Jr., David Earl Bates; sisters, Betty Minton, Louise (Fred) Marks and Ruth Brown. She was "Maw Maw" to a grandchild, Gregory Paul (Emily) Ross; and two great-grandchildren, Adeline P. and Harvey W. Ross
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Linda Jo Ross; parents, Horace and Flossie Bates; son-in-law, William Paul Ross; sisters, Peggy Thomas and Dolly Smitherman.
Friends may sign the guestbook online at nicholsfuneralhomes.com.
Published on March 14, 2018
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