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Betty Holloway Watkins


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Betty Holloway Watkins Obituary
POQUOSON - Betty Holloway Watkins, 80, a native and lifelong resident of Poquoson, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017. She was a graduate of Poquoson High School, Class of 1956, and worked as a Dispatcher for the City of Poquoson for 25 years. Betty was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and sang in the church choir. She raised three boys, tirelessly carrying them to sporting practices and games. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Emma and Vaden Holloway; brothers, Robert Floyd Holloway and Arthur Vaden "Binks" Holloway, Jr.; and sisters, Ella Mae Hall, Sue Gorde, and Faith Joye. She is survived by her boys, Brad Watkins of Hampton, Andy Watkins and fiancé, Tammy Shaw of Poquoson, and Todd Watkins of Poquoson; grandchildren, Nick Watkins, Drew Watkins, Kyndall Watkins, and Jessica Shaw; sisters, Peggy Harris and Mary Barr; and canine companions, Frosty, Eddy, and Max. Visitation will be held Friday, June 16, 11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon, immediately followed by a Funeral Service, led by Rev. Charles R. Stacy, all at Trinity United Methodist Church, Poquoson. Burial will follow at Weston Cemetery. At other times, the family will receive friends at 11 Robert Bruce Rd., Poquoson. Claytor Rollins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Donations may be made to Peninsula SPCA, 523 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, VA, 23601 and the , 11835 Canon Blvd., Suite A 102, Newport News, VA, 23606. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com .
Published in Daily Press on June 14, 2017
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