April 7, 2009
Friday, April 10, 2009 3:00 pm Vernon Funeral Home
Friday, April 10, 2009 1-3 pm
Nora B. Watkins, 82 of North Lewisburg passed away, Tuesday, April 7, 2009 in her residence.
She was born July 29, 1926 in Greenup, KY the daughter of the late Virgil & Rhoda Jane (Holbrooks) Sexton.
Nora enjoyed gardening and canning. She loved to spend time with her family.
Her survivors include, her husband of 65 years, James E. Watkins, her daughters, Marita Turley of Chillicothe, Jane (Phill) Sockman of Mt. Sterling, Iva Jewell (Gary Lee) Coy of Bloomingburg, OH & Bonnie L. (Don D.) Miller of Mingo, her sons, Tommy R. (Marilyn) Watkins of North Lewisburg, Cletus Everett (Sherry A.) Watkins of Okeechobee, FL, Virgil Ellis (Rebecca L.) Watkins of Cable & Elmer Lee (Carolyn) Watkins of North Lewisburg; 22 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchildren; her sister, Darlene (Don) Wells of KY, as well as numerous nieces, nephews & cousins of several generations.
Nora is preceded in death by her parents, a son, Charles Ray Watkins and a son-in-law, Donald Turley.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2009 in the FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, North Lewisburg.
Funeral services will follow at 3:00 p.m. and burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made Loving Care Hospice, 779 London Ave Marysville, Ohio 43040. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.