Sister Willie B. Watkins was born on August 27, 1929 in Manning to Willie and Algerine Watkins.
She was a loving, devoted caregiver for most of her life and a member of Greater Pleasant Hill Baptist Church where Dr. Lewis A. Shepherd Jr. was her pastor.
Sister Willie B. Watkins passed on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs, AR. She was in her 88th season of life. Those gone on before her include: One sister, Irene Willis; two brothers, Theodis Watkins and Houston Watkins.
Those left to forever cherish her memory is one brother, Eugene Watkins of Arkadelphia; one sister Delores Flowers of Arkadelphia; nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.
Services are under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home of Arkadelphia. Visitation will be Friday, June 15, 2018 at Mitchell Funeral Home from 12 noon - 5 p.m.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2018 at Greater Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church where Dr. Lewis A. Shepherd, Jr. is eulogist. The committal and final resting place will be at Henderson Cemetery in Princeton. The online guestbook is available to sign at