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Shirley Ann Watkins Obituary


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“Thinking of your family during this difficult time. Am keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers.. Connie Washburn ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Connie Barron Washburn - Cary, NC

“Charlie and the girls. I am deeply sadened by Shirleys passing. Shirley and you were special together and it showed all the time. I will not be in...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: wayne house - cary, NC - friend

“Charles and family, I am so sorry to read of Shirley's passing.We know that God has his plans for us,we only have to have faith and believe.It's a...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Mary Stewart Harris - Raleigh, NC

“You were the best Ma-Ma ever. Thanks for everything you ever did for me, you helped make me the person I am today. I love you so much and I am going...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Mandy Branch - Fuquay-Varina, NC

“Barbara, our hearts are with you and your family. We wish for you to have love and peace surround you and your family. Hold onto the memories. We...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Sue McKendry - Asheboro, NC


Shirley Watkins, 77, of Cary, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. She was surrounded by her devoted husband, two sweet daughters, four loving grandchildren and her great grandson.
Funeral Service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday in Montlawn Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Montlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Shirley was a homemaker and a loving, caring wife and mother. She brought laughter and joy to all who knew her. She had a creative mind, loved to sew for her family and for the American Legion Post #67. She also loved to do flower arrangements for her church. Shirley loved spending time with her family more than anything, whether it was at family dinners, camping trips to Atlantic Beach and White Lake or watching game shows on TV.
Shirley is survived by her husband, Charles Watkins; daughters, Kay McConnell and husband Carl, Barbara Poole and husband Mac; four grandchildren, Mandy Branch and husband Daniel, Ashley McConnell, Thomas Poole and John Poole; great grandson Jonathan McConnell; sister, Margaret Spiess, two nieces, four great nieces and nephews and many special family and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jenkins Memorial United Methodist Church, 725 N. Boylan Ave., Raleigh, NC 27605.
The family wishes to express their special thanks to the CCU unit at Rex Hospital for their excellent care.
Arrangements are by Montlawn Funeral Home, 2911 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh, N.C. Condolences may be made at www.montlawn.com