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Mary Watkins

June 20, 1921 – October 22, 2018

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Obituary for Mary Watkins Mann

Mary Ruth Dickson Watkins Mann transcended from her earthly body to her heavenly one in the early morning hours on Monday, October, 22nd, 2018 at the age of 97 years, 4 months, and 2 days.

Mary was survived by 3 daughters, Diane Miles (Ken) of Mobile, AL; Vickie Tuller Bond (Charlie) Rogers, AR; Kathy Mann Ritter (Grady) of Stilwell, OK; 12 Grandchildren and 21 Great Grandchildren. She is preceeded in death by her parents Otha Winfield and Carrie LeCroy Dickson; her spouses Roland Paul Watkins and Joseph Wilson Mann; brothers Herbert, Hubert, and Stanley Dickson, sisters Marie Johnson and Elsie Sewell.

Mary was born on June 20th, 1921 in Waldo, AR. She taught Sunday school at Fairview United Methodist Church (FUMC) for 25 years. She and her husband, Paul, were Youth Directors for several years at FUMC, as well. She was a Girl Scout leader and President of the United Methodist Women. She was an avid Fairview Cardinal Fan!!

Mary was a storyteller, cook, caregiver, and a master of bottle rocket wars She was unique in the fact that she loved everyone and treated everyone like family. She always made you feel at home. She was a devout Christian and practical jokester. She lived for a prank and ended each day with a prayer.

The graveside service is scheduled for November 17th, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. in Waldo, AR at Shiloh Cemetery. The service will be officiated by Bro. David Watkins. All are welcome to attend graveside and a pot luck gathering will follow at Shiloh Fellowship Hall to celebrate Mary. In lieu of flowers please send donations to White Hall United Methodist Church, White Hall, AR and Fairview United Methodist Church, Camden, AR.

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Interment Information

Saturday, November 17th, 2018 11:30am
Shiloh Cemetery
Address Not Available
Waldo, Arkansas