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Vedia Wilson Watkins, 82, passed away on April 27, 2017, at OCH Regional Medical Center. She was a graduate of Sturgis High School and former employee of Wier Drug Company and Security State Bank/Deposit Guaranty National Bank/National Bank of Commerce for 22 years. Ms. Watkins retired from National Bank of Commerce on May 7, 1999. At her death, she was residing at 1802 Douglas McArthur Drive. She and her family had moved from Starkville to Cullman in 1965, Jasper in 1977, and in 1983 she returned to Starkville, Miss. Ms. Watkins was the daughter of Williett and Willie Wilson of Sturgis, Miss.
Ms. Watkins leaves one son, Tony Watkins (Diane) of Fultondale; one granddaughter, Anna Caroline Watkins; one grandson, Samuel Irvin Watkins; one step-grandson, Chadrick Neal Humphries; one sister, Mary Davis of Dallas, Texas; and also numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, W.L. Wilson, Jack J. Wilson, Alex Wilson; and one sister, Vivian W. Allen.
Services will be at April 29, with visitation at 3 p.m. and memorial services at 4 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home, Starkville, Miss.
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Published on April 28, 2017
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