July 28, 2004

Herbert "Hub" Watkins


Herbert "Hub" Watkins, 75, of Morrow, passed away Monday, July 26, 2004.

He was a member of Morrow Masonic Lodge 734 F&AM, and he worked with the Clayton County Sheriff's Department. He was preceded in death by a son Bruce Watkins.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 28 from the Chapel of Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, with Chaplain Stan Owen officiating.

The family will receive friends today, Tuesday, July 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

There will be a visitation at Kent-Thornton-Meadows Funeral Home in Dothan, Ala. (1-800-658-5935) on Wednesday, July 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 29 at Christian Home Church of Christ Cemetery in Wicksburg, Ala.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Watkins; daughters and sons-in-law, Marsha and Robert (Bob) Paulk of Dothan, Ala., and Kristie and Martin Whigham of Stockbridge; grandchildren, Travis Paulk, Heather Bishop, Jason Paulk, Brittany Roy, Beth Whigham, and Brook Williams; great-grandchildren, Brooke Paulk and Chloe Whigham; nieces and nephews.

Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements. (770) 210-2700.