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David Watkins Sr.

Tuesday, May 30, 2006

MORLEY - David Michael Watkins Sr., 55, died May 27, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

Born July 17, 1950, in Sikeston, son of Norella Marie Graham Watkins of Morley and the late Elmer Clifton Watkins, he was a member of the Cowboy Church in Sikeston and had been a truck driver.

Survivors include: his former wife, Phyllis Ross Watkins Smith of the home; four sons and one daughter-in-law, Joe Ross of Sikeston, Mike Watkins of Cape Girardeau, David and Phyllis Watkins Jr. and Kevin Watkins of Bertrand; one daughter and son-in-law, Tomma and Rocky King of Delta; four brothers, Junior Watkins, Dan Ray Watkins and Jimmy Dale Watkins of Sikeston and Bill Watkins of Jackson; one sisters, Ann Marie Lamb of Morehouse; 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Sue Jenkins and Linda Hines; and two grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Bootheel Cowboy Church. The Rev. J.D. McClard, pastor, officiated.

Burial followed in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.

Ponder Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.