Leona L. Watkins,

Friday, September 5, 2014

Leona L. Watkins, 67, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Cassville.

She was born Aug. 16, 1947, in Miami, Okla., the daughter of Warner and Pearl (Davenport) Pruitt. On Aug. 17, 1967, in Miami, Okla., she was united in marriage to Dale Watkins, who preceded her in death on June 15, 1985. Also preceding her in death were her parents, two brothers and three sisters.

Survivors include: three sons, James "Jim" Watkins and his wife, Nancy, of Nashville, Tenn., Brice Watkins and his wife, Joni, of Monett, and Howard Watkins and his wife, Jennifer, of San Antonio, Texas; two daughters, Connie Burns, of Granby, and Deanna Hill and her husband, Dale, of Cassville; two sisters, Judy Engelson, of Alaska, and Barbara Morgan and her husband, Jerry, of Granby; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

She grew up in Fairview, where she received her education. For several years, she was employed with Justin Boot in Cassville. She was of the Baptist faith. Memorial services were held Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rick Cooper conducted the services.

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