Mary Summerville Watkins

Born April 24, 1926

Mary Summerville Watkins entered this life on April 24, 1926 in Huntly, Virginia she was one of eight children of the late William and Mary Wells Robinson. She graduated from Cardozo High School in Washington, DC. She was happily married for 44 years to James Edward Watkins when he went to be with the Lord in 1988. She was a member of the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Washington, DC. She had two passions her church and her family of numerous nieces and nephews, and her niece and caretaker, Mary McClees. In addition to her parents and husband, Mary was preceded in death by her siblings, Robert O. Robinson, Reverend William N. Robinson, Eugene A. Robinson, Josephine Sessoms, Eleanor Jordan, and Helen Driver, and Mamie Roberts.


  • Visitation Saturday, January 5, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 5, 2013

Mary Summerville Watkins

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January 5, 2013

May the God of all comfort strengthen the family during this time of sorrow. " Those who die God keeps in his memory because they are precious in his eyes." (Psalms 116:15)

Laura and Lydell Patterson

January 5, 2013

So sorry to hear of Summer's passing. We all know that she is resting in her heavenly home with all the other Huntly angels. May you be comforted by kind words from family and friends. Your family is in my prayers during this difficult time.