BELMONT - Carlene Welch Watkins, 88, passed away March 27, 2013, at Stanley Total Living Center.
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She is the daughter of Robert Carl and Georgie Mitchell Welch. She was a native of Potter County, Texas.
Carlene was a member of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed playing bingo.
Survivors include grandchildren; Hector Becerra and wife, Marcella of Palm Springs, Calif., Charlie Becerra and wife, Asia of Kona, Hawaii, Elizabeth Becerra of Kona, Hawaii; great-grandchildren, Max, Katie, Ethan and Evan Becerra, Rafael, Flores and Irma Valencia; special friend, Connie Collins of Belmont.
In addition to her parents, Carlene was also preceded in death by husbands, Charles Pierce and Hoyt Watkins; daughters, Darla Pierce and Betty Becerra.
Her grandchildren would like to thank Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church and Second Baptist Church for all the support and help over the years. A very special "thank you" to Connie Collins.
Condolences may be sent online by visiting www.mcleanfuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors is serving the Watkins family.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Mar. 29, 2013