Funeral services for Mrs. Jacque Vashti Watkins, 79, of Jamestown,were held Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 at 2 p.m. in New Providence Baptist Church in Ringgold under the direction of Rockett Funeral Home in Ringgold. Officiating were Elder Joe Asbell and Bro. Bobby Guin. Interment followed in Providence Cemetery in Ringgold.
Mrs. Watkins was born May 14, 1932 in Ringgold and passed away in Minden on Nov. 12, 2011.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jessie & Nellie Wiggins Woodall; and her husband, Willie Watkins.
Left to cherish her memory are her son, Bruce Watkins of Jamestown; daughter, Sonya and her husband, Mike Kirkham of Jamestown; sister, Catherine and her husband, Harold Crochet of Jamestown; brother, Gordon Woodall of McKinney, Texas; grandchildren, Tracy and his wife, Emily Kirkham of Sea Brook, Texas and Jon Kirkham of Jamestown; great-grandchildren, Victoria Kirkham, David Michael Kirkham and Celeste Jimmerson; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Tracy Kirkham, Jonathon Kirkham, Tom Crochet, Joshua Crochet, Tommy Crochet, Pat Woodall and Lee Baggett.
The family would like to thank Ringgold Nurse Care and Rehabilitation Center, Minden Medical Center, Advanced Ambulance and Dr. Scott Phillips for all of their support and care.