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Elbert “Bert” Wayne Watkins

July 16, 1931 - September 23, 2019
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Graveside funeral service for Mr. Elbert “Bert” Wayne Watkins, age 88, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 1 PM on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens.

Bert was born on July 16, 1931 in Glenns Ferry, ID to the late Roy Elwood and Gladys Alice Robertson Watkins. He served in the United States Air Force and was a preacher in the Church of Christ. Mr. Watkins passed away on September 23, 2019 at Lakeshore The Meadows Senior Community in Nashville, TN.

Survivors include his sister, Juanita Sherman (Glenns Ferry, ID), and brothers, Gary Watkins (Woodstock, GA), Ron Watkins (Buhl, ID) and Ken Watkins (Glenns Ferry, ID). In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorsie “Dot” Dean Watkins, sister, Helen Watkins (Glenns Ferry, ID) and brothers, Roy Watkins, Jr. (Los Angeles, CA), James Watkins (Buhl, ID) and Leo Watkins (Buhl, ID).

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Elbert Wayne Watkins.

Schedule of Services
  • Service
  • Date: September 28, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM