The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

December 29, 2012

Barbara L. Watkins

Published 12-29-12


Enid News and Eagle

ENID — Memorial service for Barbara L. Watkins will be 2 p.m. today, Dec. 29, 2012, at World Harvest Church, 210 E. Maple Enid, Okla.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to Smith Funeral & Cremation Services, 605 Country Club Dr. Greenville, N.C. 27834, or contact the family.

Barbara Lowe Watkins passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Greenville, N.C.

Barbara lived a full life and touched many lives. She was born in Washington, D.C., and that is where she met her husband, John. They moved to Enid in 1977, where they lived until 1991, when they moved to Lahoma. John had retired in 1993, and they moved to Florida a few years later.

In 2003, John passed away and in 2007, Barbara moved to North Carolina to be near her brother, John Lowe.

She loved spending time with family, friends and going to the beach.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, John and Ruth Lowe; her husband, John Watkins; and son, Mark Watkins.

Barbara is survived by her brother, John Lowe and wife Nelda; sons, Michael and fiancée Wendy, LeRoy and wife Angela, and Chris and wife Christi; along with many loving grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews and surrogate children.

(Submitted by family)