Watkins, Mrs. Lillian May 1959

Obituary – Mrs. W. W. Watkins
Contributed to Genealogy Pit Stop
By Saundra Lee Anderson
November 17, 1959

Mrs. W. W. Watkins
LISBON-Mrs. Lillian May Watkins, 76, wife of W. W. Watkins of R. D. 4, died Monday at 9:15 a. m. at the Gregg Nursing home in Salem, where she was a patient since June. She had been in failing health for several years.

Born Sept. 14, 1883, in Hanover Township, a daughter of John C. and Anna Springer Atterholt, she spent her entire life in this vicinity. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, the Lisbon Grange, the Women’s Relief Corps, The WCTU and was the last surviving member of the Lisbon High School Class of 1904.

She was married Dec. 23, 1909, and here husband also is in the nursing home. Other survivors are three sons, Glenn Watkins of R. D. 4, Walter Watkins of Salem and Carl Watkins of Ferguson, Mo.; a brother, Roy Atterholt of Cleveland Heights and 10 grandchildren.

Services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Eells-Leggett Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul T. Gerrard. Burial will be in Lisbon Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.