Ronnie Watkins Sr.

QUANAH – Ronnie Lee Watkins, 50, of Quanah, died on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 in Quanah. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Saturday, March 8, 2014 at The Macedonia Baptist Church with Rev. Lonnie Watkins officiating. Interment will follow at Quanah Memorial Park under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.
   Watkins was born June 6, 1963 to the late Ernest “Sonny” and Dorothy Pate Watkins in Quanah. He lived most of his life in Quanah. He worked as a mechanic. He served in the National Guard and was of the Baptist faith.

   He is survived by three sons, Isiah Watkins of Wichita Falls, Ronnie Watkins, Jr. of Quanah and Isley Watkins of El Paso; two daughters, Stephanie Watkins Baldwin of Arlington and Precious Okoye of Wichita Falls; four brothers, Johnny Watkins of Gould, Okla., Sidney Watkins of Quanah and Billy Johnson of Joplin, Mo.; two sisters, Dorothy Jackson of Quanah and Ida Mae Mitchell of Quanah; 12 grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

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