Angela Watkins

BESSEMER CITY - Angela Barneycastle Watkins, 50, passed away Jan. 15, 2013, at her daughter's home.

She was born April 11, 1962, in Gaston County, daughter of the late Gehrig Franklin Barneycastle and Blanche Thompson Barneycastle.

Angela was a loving mother and grandmother who was very intelligent and beautiful. She was thoughtful and always put others before herself. She enjoyed flowers, gardening and her two dogs, Johann and Rizo. Mrs. Watkins was a Christian.

A graveside service will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia officiated by Pastor Tom Raven.

The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at Greene Funeral Service, West Chapel, 216 Archie Whitesides Road, Gastonia.

Mrs. Watkins is survived by her daughter, Holli Watkins; fiancé, Kyle Price; brothers, Greg Barneycastle and wife Barbara, Frank Barneycastle and wife Kim; Al Barneycastle, granddaughter, Meagan Barneycastle; niece, Katie Fry ; nephews, Patrick, Daniel, Jamie, Joseph and Eric Barneycastle.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by: brother, Gill Barneycastle.

Memorials may be sent to the Parkinson Association of the Carolinas, 5970 Fairview Rd., Suite 725, Charlotte, NC 28210.

A guest registry is available at

Arrangements are with The West Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia 704-867-5521.

Funeral Home

Greene Funeral Service, Westside Chapel
216 Archie Whitesides Road Gastonia, NC 28052
(704) 867-5521

Published in Gaston Gazette on Jan. 18, 2013