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Dorsie “Dot” Dean Watkins

July 12, 1933 - July 31, 2019
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Funeral service for Mrs. Dorsie “Dot” Dean Watkins, age 86, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 2 PM on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. David Sain officiating. Burial will follow in Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will begin at 12 PM until time of service at 2 PM on Saturday at Higgins.

Dorsie was born on July 12, 1933 in Cannon County, TN to the late Robert Morgan and Jennie Mae Melton Ferrell. She worked as an Administrative Assistant for Dr. Ted Cobb and was a member of the  Church of Christ. Mrs. Watkins passed away on July 31, 2019 at St. Thomas West Hospital.

Survivors include her husband, Elbert “Bert” Watkins; niece, Sandra Turner of Nashville, TN; sister-in-law, Evelyn Ferrell of Nashville, TN; and nephews, Bobby Ferrell and Ronnie Ferrell of Nashville, TN. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Ralph Donald Ferrell, and sister, Shelby Jean Powell.

Pallbearers are Lynn Brown, Dr. Ted Cobb, Paul Williamson, Brent Thatcher, Jacob Turner and Jonah Turner.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Dorsie Dean Watkins.

Schedule of Services
  • Visitation
  • Date: August 3, 2019
    Time: 12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Service
  • Date: August 3, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM
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