Valdosta Daily Times

March 28, 2013

Florence Louise Watkins

The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Florence Louise Watkins, 76, of Valdosta, passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at South Georgia Medical Center after a short illness. She was born on Jan. 13, 1937, in Valdosta to the late Lawrence and Marie Allen. She was a homemaker and of the Christian Faith. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Jack Allen Watkins; and sister, Virginia Carter.

She is survived by the father of her children, Billy Jack Watkins of Valdosta; daughter, Laura Kim Lindsey, Amelia Island, Fla.; son and daughter-in-law, William “Davie” and Pang Watkins, Valdosta; daughter-in-law, Michelle Watkins, Valdosta; grandchildren, Meshalle Limb, Susan Opp, Billy Jack Watkins, Lauryn Stevens, Mindy Louise Watkins and W.D. Watkins Jr., J.R. Andrews and Billy Bernhardt; four great-grandchildren, Alana, Cody, Alexandra, Victoria; brother,  Lawrence Allen of Thomaston; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 29, 2013, at Redland Baptist Church with burial to follow in Redland Cemetery, Clyattville, Ga.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to service.

Sympathy may be expressed online at — Music Funeral Services of Valdosta is serving the family.