November 8, 1941 – December 3, 2018
Gracie Watkins, age 77, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., passed away December 3, 2018 at Hunter Creek Health & Rehab. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, December 7, 2018, at Memory Chapel with Mike Bell officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Gardens with Memory Chapel Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Watkins; father, James Clifton; mother Esther Clifton; and sister, Jane Morgan. Survivors include her daughter, Susan Brown (Melvin); son, Wayne Watkins (Becky); brother, James Clifton, Jr.; grandchildren, Brandon Watkins (Lindsey), Taylor Watkins; niece, Martha Jason (Darrin); and great-nieces, Ashley Jason, Lauren Jason and Sydney Jason. Gracie Watkins was a long-time resident of Tuscaloosa County. She was a graduate of the Alabama School of the Deaf and Blind. Ms. Watkins was known as a kind, loving, and generous individual. She was loved by all of those who knew her. Ms. Watkins loved God, her family, and her little dog, Ollie. Pallbearers will be Wayne Watkins, Taylor Watkins, Melvin Brown, Darrin Jason, Bedford Steele and Lucas Hubbard. Honorary pallbearers are Brandon Watkins, Jerry Kizziah and William Earl White.
- Visitation Friday, December 7, 2018
- Celebration of Life Friday, December 7, 2018
- Burial Friday, December 7, 2018