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Nola Rosalie Watkins

October 14, 1932 March 2, 2019
Nola Rosalie Watkins
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Nola “Rosalie” (Chesnut) Watkins of Newton, Illinois, born October 14, 1932 went home to be with her Lord and Savior on March 2, 2019 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village, Springfield, IL.

Rosalie was the only child of Cecil and Mary (Brown) Chesnut. She married Ray “Rex” Watkins, Sr. on October 30, 1949. Rosalie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 60 years, two great-granddaughters, one great-grandson, and one son-in-law. Surviving are her son, Ray (Donna) Watkins, Jr, daughters, Lynn (Robert) Albright, Susan (Raymond) Tolley, Jo (Condie) Holt. Rosalie is also survived by 11 grandchildren, and 29 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service was held on March 5, 2019 at 11:00am in the Honey Cemetery, Bogota, IL. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 400 W Washington St, Newton, IL 62448, or Safe Haven Hospice, Springfield, IL.

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