Linda Watkins

Linda Wray Watkins, 56, of Pine Bluff died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

Linda was born September 14, 1956, in Stuttgart to Ralph Wray and Ethel Mae Morris Watkins. She was a graduate of Stuttgart High School and was previously employed as a sales representative with the Stuttgart Daily Leader and the Pine Bluff Commercial. Seeking a career change, Linda enrolled at JRMC School of Nursing where she graduated with Bachelor of Nursing degree and began employment as a registered nurse with Jefferson Regional Medical Center retiring after 19 years due to health reasons. She was an Episcopalian.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her older sister, Kathy Mae Couch.

Survivors include her sister, Debbie Watkins of Stuttgart; an aunt, Dorothy Watkins of Stuttgart, an uncle, Harold Watkins of Sheridan; three nieces, Angie Warner, Claire Couch and Laura Couch; and many other relatives and dear friends.

Graveside services, officiated by Bro. Thomas Bormann, are 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Lone Tree Cemetery chapel with burial following in Lone Tree Cemetery by Turpin Funeral Home of Stuttgart.

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