The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


April 28, 2013

Evelyn Watkins

Evelyn Beatrice Watkins of Livingston, formerly of Hickory Creek, passed away Saturday in Livingston, at the age of 86.

She was born May 17, 1926 in Nevada, Texas; the daughter of Clyde and Clara Scott West. She married Sonny B. Watkins April 19, 1944, in Farmersville and he preceded her in death.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Hickory Creek Baptist Church.

She is survived by her children; Roger Erik Watkins and wife Margaret and Elaine Watkins all of Livingston, and Dennis Watkins and wife Kathy of Caddo Mills. She is also survived by five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her siblings, Martha Jo Hall and James West and wife Mary all of Garland.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Hurst’s Fielder Baker Funeral Home chapel in Farmersville and interment will be in the Merit Cemetery in Merit.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. Tuesday until service time at the funeral home.

Condolences may be made at

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