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Tommie Lee Watkins
March 21, 1955 ~ July 14, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old
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It is with deep and profound sympathy that we announce the transition of Mr. Tommie L. Watkins who entered into rest July 14, 2023.
Mr. Watkins, a native of Edgefield County, was a member of Simmon Ridge Missionary Baptist Church and was a retired Chef.
Survivors include two daughters, Shenika Watkins of Trenton, SC and Sheena Patterson of Arizona; two sons, Keith (Evette) Watkins of Anderson, SC and Cornelius Watkins of Edgefield, SC; his parents, Bennie Lee and Annie Willie Watkins of Trenton, SC; five sisters, Gloria (Rev. Charles) Price of Oceanside, CA, Allison Dobbs of Clearwater, SC, Lugenia Watkins of Augusta, GA, Linda Watkins of Johnston, SC and Tonya Watkins of Charlotte, NC; four brothers, Jimmy (Louise) Watkins of Trenton, SC, Cleveland (Sadie) Watkins of Aiken, SC, Ben Watkins of Johnston, SC and Charles Wallace; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at Simmon Ridge Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Lonnie Jones officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Viewing will be held from 2:00 PM until 5:30 PM Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family is receiving guests at the home of his parents (128 Egghouse Road, Johnston, SC.)
Professional Services are under the care of G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary-Edgefield.