The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


June 9, 2014

Services for Fannie Watkins, 85, of Norwood, will be June 11, 2014

Monday, June 9, 2014 — Fannie Mae Honeycutt Watkins, 85, of Norwood, passed away Sunday evening, June 8, 2014, at her home.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel, Norwood. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Wadesboro. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Edwards Funeral Home, Norwood.

Mrs. Watkins was born May 19, 1929, in Stanly County, to the late Bo and Glennie Pinion Honeycutt.  

She was a member of Norwood First Baptist Church.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph F. Watkins Jr.; son, Danny J. Watkins; daughter, Nancy Joanne Watkins Davis; brothers, Harry Lee Honeycutt and B. Darol Honeycutt; sisters, Mary Honeycutt Snuggs and Nancy Honeycutt Brantley.

She is survived by her son, James F. Watkins and wife Lilly Ann of Kenai, Alaska.; daughters, Mary Glendora Moses of Norwood and Connie Elizabeth Guidry and husband Ronnie of Lafayette, La.;  sister, Carol Honeycutt Gudger of Norwood; 13 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and one great-great- grandchild.

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