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Edith Watkins

June 14, 1933 January 14, 2021
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Edith Watkins, age 87, of Stonefort, IL went to be with the Lord on January 14, 2021 at her home.

She was born June 14, 1933 to the late Hubert and Ina (Choate) Hill in Pope County, IL. Edith was a member of Olive General Baptist Church.

Edith is survived by her four daughters, LaWanda (Robert) Bruening of McCormick, IL, Leona (Fred) Brantley from McCormick, IL, Ina Evonne (Daryl) King of Eddyville, IL; Elaine (Larry) Moore of Eddyville, IL; three sisters, Marilyn (Darrell) Turner of Energy, IL, Carolyn (Delbert) Jeralds of New Burnside, IL, Sharon (Danny) Hill of Creal Springs, IL; 13 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren; and her beloved dog, Bonnie. Edith was greatly loved and will be missed by all.


She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 72 years, James Watkins; two sons, David M. Watkins, Lonnie R. Watkins; three brothers, Norman Hill, Kenneth Hill, Joel (Jody) Hill.


Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 18, 2021 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. Pastor Jeff Owens will conduct the service. Visitation is from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Boulden Cemetery in Eddyville, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Boulden Cemetery, c/o Kay Peppersack, 170 Winkleman Rd, Harrisburg, IL 62946.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

18

Jan

10:00 AM 1/18/2021 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/18/2021 11:00:00 AM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Service

Monday

18

Jan

11:00 AM 1/18/2021 11:00:00 AM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Boulden Cemetery Final Resting Place

Ozark Road
Simpson, IL 62985

Ozark Road Simpson 62985 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Boulden Cemetery

C/O Kay Peppersack 170 Winkleman Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946
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