Nancy Harriet (Nicks) Watkins

1866 - 1943

Source: Gerald Watkins, <gdwatkins @ . utexas . edu>, March 2005

 

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1943    -    Lampasas

Mrs. J. C. Watkins Died Here Last Friday P. M.

Mrs. J. C. Watkins, a life time resident of Burnet County, died at the home of her son, Joe Watkins, here Friday, March 26, at 8: 40 p. m. after a brief illness of pneumonia of two days.  She came here for a visit the Sunday before, being in good health for her age up till her last illness.

Funeral services and burial were in the Holland cemetery at 3:00 p. m. Sunday.  Linnie Nobles conducted the services.  Pallbearers were M. S. and L. A. Warner, Forrest Shelby, Ira Feild, Buck Fariss and Will Allen.

Mrs. Watkins was Nancy Harriett Nicks before her marriage and was born in Strickland community, Burnet county, September 27, 1866.  She had lived in Burnet county all her life and in Burnet the past several years, most of her life, however, having been spent in the section near Lake Victor.

Mrs. Watkins is survived by the following children; Mrs. Henry Berry of Lampasas, J. C. Watkins Jr., of Electra, Joe Watkins of Lampasas, Mrs. K. M. Chambliss of California, Mrs. O. R. Brewster of Burnet and Vernon Watkins of California; by one brother, S. I. Nicks of Eldorado, thirty grandchildren and several great-grandhcildren.

All the children and the brother were here for the funeral except the two in California.

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