Phyllis N. Watkins

Phyllis N. Watkins, 84, of Parkersburg, passed away May 25, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center.

She was born Jan. 11, 1929, in Jackson County, W.Va., a daughter of the late John and Clara Icenoggle Collins.

Phyllis graduated from Wirt County High School, was a homemaker and enjoyed doing needlecraft.

She is survived by three daughters, Rebecca (Ron) Ward of Parkersburg, Sherry (Larry) Deem of Rockport, W.Va., and Judy Sheppard, also of Parkersburg; one son, Randy (Judy) Watkins of Belpre, Ohio; one sister, Bernice Jones of Parkersburg; nine grandchildren, Ben (Beth) Buskirk, Joanna Buskirk, Molly Ward, Michael (Melissa) Deem, Joseph (Jamie) Deem, Jason Cowan, Sarah (Jeremy) Benton, Noah Sheppard and Luke (Amber) Sheppard; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roger Watkins, who passed in 1985; three brothers; and four sisters.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 2333 Pike St., Parkersburg, with Pastor Robert Watkins officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen North Cemetery in Parkersburg. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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