Funeral services for Mr. T.K. Watkins will be 2:00 PM Saturday October 31, 2015 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home. Bro. Barry Davenport and Bro. Kevin Harrison will officiate and interment will follow in the Watkins Family Cemetery in the Centerville Community. The Family will receive friends on Friday from 2pm – 8pm, and again on Saturday after 11am at Ligon & Bobo.
Mr. Watkins, age 83 of the Centerville Community passed away October 29, 2015, at the University Medical Center.
He was born in Wilson County on June 28, 1932 to the late Thomas K. and Annie Mae Ramsey Watkins. He was a lifelong farmer and also worked as a plumber and electrician, and was a member of Athens Missionary Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by brothers; Willie Watkins, Roy Watkins; and a sister, Jennie Marie Watkins.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 64years, Mrs. Effie Ellis Watkins; three children; Ronald (Kathy) Watkins, Michael (Connie) Watkins, and Sheila (Terry) Perkins; grandchildren, Heath (Becky) Watkins, Kellie (Scott) Porter, Kristie (Jarrod) Buhler, Jared (Stef) Perkins, and Dustin Perkins; great-grandchildren, Phillip Watkins, Cliffton & Kinley Grace Porter, Brayson Buhler, and Bryson & Addy Jo Perkins; and sister, Ms. Tommie Mai Watkins.
Pallbearers will be: Jarrod Buhler, Scott Porter, Jared Perkins, Dustin Perkins, Heath Watkins, Bennie Watkins, and Al Ray.
Honorary Pallbearers: Shayne Ellis, Stacy Ellis, James Kennedy, Bennie Ray Watkins, Brian Watkins, Marcus Bonillia, and German Erazo.