September 13, 2013

James Watkins

Mr. James Watkins, 70, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at Chatsworth Health Care Center.

He is preceded in death by his parents, J.B. and Josephine Watkins; one son, Chris Watkins; grandchildren, Chelsea Partin, Tim Silvers; and a brother, Lamar (Buster) Watkins.

He is survived by one son, Mark and Joyce Watkins of Robbinsville, N.C.; two daughters, Kim and Scott Partin of Cleveland and Kelly and Tim Lloid of Ringgold; grandchildren, Sara Watkins, Brittany Davenport, Eli and Amber Davenport, Micaela Partin, Madison Partin, Jacob Partin, Michael Silvers, Bijy Silvers, and one great-grandson, Jaelin Davenport; sisters, Mary Nelson, Elizabeth and Mike Hill; nieces and nephews.

A memorial service for Mr. Watkins will be Sunday at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Shawn Chapman Funeral Home with the Rev. George Ross officiating.  

The family will receive friends Sunday at 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, make donations to First Baptist Church of Chatsworth.

Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home, Crematory and Monuments (

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