Mary Watkins Obituary, Death – With heavy hearts and deep sorrow, we share the news of the passing of a beloved soul, Mary Frances Nix Watkins, a cherished resident of Hendersonville, North Carolina. Mary Frances, born in Henderson, North Carolina, entered eternal rest on September 13, 2023, at the age of 88. Her departure leaves a profound void in the hearts of her family and friends, who will forever cherish her memory.
Mary Frances was preceded in death by her loving parents, Fonzo Roosevelt Cornwell and Janie Elizabeth Cornwell McGraw, as well as her devoted husband, George William Watkins, Sr. In addition, she joins her siblings, Charles Cornwell and Doris Ledbetter, in the great beyond. Mary Frances’s legacy lives on through her devoted children, who she loved dearly: Brenda Joy Williams, Vickie W. McCarroll, Sandra R. Watkins, Bill Watkins, Jr., and Beth Case. Her nurturing spirit and enduring love will continue to guide and inspire them through the journey of life.
Furthermore, Mary Frances leaves behind a legacy of love and wisdom for her five cherished grandchildren, who were a source of immense joy and pride in her life. To honor the life and memory of Mary Frances Nix Watkins, a funeral service will be held on Monday, September 18th, 2023, at 11:00 AM. The service will take place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, located at 538 Tracy Grove Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792.
During this difficult time, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Mary Frances Nix Watkins. Please consider leaving a sympathy message on her memorial page, as a way to pay your last tribute to a remarkable woman who touched the hearts of many and will be dearly missed. May her soul find eternal peace, and may her memory be a blessing to all who knew and loved her.