The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


July 2, 2014

Kenneth “Kenny” Watkins Jr.

— The graveside service for Kenneth “Kenny” Wayne Watkins Jr., 49, of Taft, Tennessee, is 5:45 p.m. Thursday, July 3, at Sylone Cemetery with Phil Daws officiating.

Visitation is 3-5 p.m. Thursday at McConnell Funeral Home.

Mr. Watkins died Tuesday July 1, 2014, at Huntsville Hospital.

He was born Dec. 26, 1964, in Indiana to Kenneth Wayne Watkins and Nancy Jane Fain Watkins.

Mr. Watkins was preceded in death by his father.

Survivors include his wife Barbara Watkins of Taft; one son, Kevin Wayne Watkins and wife Kelly of Ardmore; mother, Nancy Watkins of Elkmont; two sisters, Vickie Haney and husband Mike of Elkmont and Karen Gentle and husband Dewey of Woodville; grandfather, Bernard Harris; two grandchildren, Kandice Watkins and Kayden Wayne Watkins; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Watkins, Matthew Wray, Michael Haney, Darryl Smith, Dale Sinard and Timmy Sinard.

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