Dollie Mae Watkins

Published 1:43 pm Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Dollie Mae Watkins, 68, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 30, 2007 at her residence.

She was born May 9, 1938 in Ebro, Fla. to the late Pinkley Arnold and Rosie Strickland. She married Ernest Watkins, Sr. November 30, 1955 in Pasagoula.

She is survived by her husband, Ernest Watkins, Sr. of Picayune; one son and daughter-in-law, Ernest Jr. and Brenda Watkins of Picayune; five daughters and their husbands, Dollie Mae Fountain of Florence, Miss., Mae Belle and Richard Nix of Picayune, Faith and Michael Williamson of Picayune, Rosie and Walter Wilson of Pearl River, La. and Marilyn Lambert of Slidell, La.; one brother, John D. Strickland of Ozona; twenty grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

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A memorial service in her memory will be held Thursday, April 12, 2007 at 6 p.m. at River of Living Water Apostolic Church at 220 Jeff Wheat Rd., Picayune, with the Rev. Russell G. Crowe, Sr. officiating.

Picayune Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.