To the Watkins Family.The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away.Blessed be the name of the Lord.
Rhonda Renee Degree, age 63, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 8, 2020, at West Jefferson Hospital in New Orleans. Rhonda's body will be cremated at Murry Henderson Funeral Home. (NO SERVICE) Rhonda was born in Charity Hospital New Orleans, La., on August 7, 1956. She graduated from O.P.Walker High School in 1974. Rhonda was married to Benjamin R. Degree Sr. and leave behind a special friend Charles Davis of 15 years. Rhonda worked at Golf State Asphalt State Company and Algiers Ferry. Rhonda is survived by (children) Shawanda and Telly Watkins Sr., (husband) Roy Degree Sr. and (special friend) Charles Davis of 15 years. (grandchildren) Keithshon Hendricks, Telly Jr., Taleeya, (Watkins), Leion Baily, Telvin Watkins and Jamyri Self. (brothers) Reginald Watkins (Sonia), and Gilbert H. Watkins Jr. (Louise). Cynthia and Joey Watkins (sisters), and host of family and friends. Rhonda is preceded in death by (parents) Gilbert H. Watkins Sr. and Evelyn, (sister) Debra M. Watkins and (brother) Rickey D. Watkins. Professional services provided by Murray Henderson Funeral Home.
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Published in The Times-Picayune from May 22 to May 24, 2020.