Patricia Ann Watkins
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AGE: 74 • Richmond, Va.
Patricia Ann Watkins, 74, of Richmond, Va., passed away peacefully Thursday, May 5, 2011, after a long illness. She was born March 25, 1937 in Plainfield and the daughter of the late Nancy Elizabeth and William James Watkins. Patricia graduated from Plainfield High School, and moved to Metuchen. In 1990, she retired from Roosevelt Hospital in Edison after 40 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Harold Brinkley and James William Watkins Jr., and is survived by her brother, Donald Watkins and wife Lil of East Orange; sister, Shirley Gaines of Glen Allen, Va.; nephews, Brian Watkins of Elizabeth, James Watkins III and Jeffrey Watkins of Plainfield; nieces, Caron Barclay and husband Anthony of Glen Allen, Va., Tracy Tartt and husband Rodney of Canal Winchester, Ohio, Wendy David and husband Rawle, of Plainfield, Robin and husband Mustafa Al-Khabir of NJ, Michelle and Stacey Barclay of Glen Allen, Va, Sheneequa and Timothy Tartt of Canal Winchester, Ohio, Lauren, Taylor and Peyton David; cousin, Jane Hankerson of Bordentown; and other relatives.
The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 10 until the services at 11 a.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 1430 Park Ave., Plainfield. Interment in Hillside Cemetery. A reception for family and friends will follow at St. Mark's. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Hospice of Virginia, 5th floor, In-Patient Unit at Retreat Hospital, 2621 Grove Ave., Richmond, VA 23226.
Published in Courier News & Home News Tribune on May 7, 2011