Leonard "Joe" Watkins
L. Watkins, 74, of 6130 Champion Road, Chattanooga, died Tuesday evening .
He was a native of Lenoir City, Tenn., but had lived in Chattanooga most
of his life. Mr. Watkins was of the Baptist faith and a member of Harrison
Masonic Lodge 114 and Scottish Rite. He is survived by his wife, Rubye
Leamon Watkins; three sons, Maurice, David and Alan Watkins; a brother, Andrew
Watkins; two sisters Della Tanser and Betty Scott; five grandchildren, one
great-grandchild, six step grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Services
will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday at Bartlebaugh Baptist Church with the Rev.
Dennis Hannah officiating. Burial will be in Bartlebaugh Cemetery. Pallbearers
will be Tommy Roberts, Leon Ziegler, Rusty Kendall, Greg Bush, Eddie Denham, and
Tim Morgan. The family is receiving friends at Turner Funeral Home.
Chattanooga Times 10/19/1982
Submitted by Susan Kendall