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Vicki Watkins


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Vicki Watkins Obituary
WATKINS, Vicki Strickland Vicki Strickland Watkins of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Vicki was born in Jasper, Georgia on July 14, 1952. She was a lover of animals and grew up riding her family's quarter horses and competing in rodeos. Vicki loved and excelled in school and had many friends and fond memories of her time at Oak Grove Elementary School and Cherokee High School. She graduated from high school in 1970 and continued her education at Reinhardt College. During that time she married and started a family. She volunteered at her church for many years and was a benefactor of several dog rescues. Vicki was passionate about travel and had the opportunity to visit many places in the United States, the Caribbean, and Europe. Vicki lived in Los Angeles, California for many of the last six years. Vicki is preceded in death by her father, Robert Strickland; mother, Jeanette Kincaid Strickland Thacker; and stepfather, Ted Thacker. She is survived by her daughter, Kimberly Gail Watkins of Los Angeles, California; son James Jason Lewis Watkins III of Charlotte, North Carolina; daughter and son-in-law Ashley Cecile and Edward Franklin Calloway III of Cumming, Georgia; and her beloved rescue pug, Harrison. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to Pug Nation of Los Angeles or the Atlanta Humane Society. Funeral services are scheduled for 12:00 p.m. Saturday December 9, 2017 from the Sosebee Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in Rolling Hills Memory Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Sosebee Funeral Home, Canton, GA is honored to serve the family. Sosebeefuneralhome.com 770-479-2131.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Dec. 7, 2017
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