A Funeral Mass for Mrs. Billie Sue Watkins Presti, age 81, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted Friday, June 23, 2017 at 4 PM at St. Anthony Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. George Panthananickal officiating. Burial to follow in Wright’s Cemetery. Mrs. Presti passed away June 19, 2017 at Lincoln Medical Center.
Mrs. Presti, a native of Knox County, TN, was the daughter of the late LouBetis and Albert Watkins. She was the co-owner of Presti Floor Covering in Fayetteville.
Survivors include her sons Michael, Steven (Jill), and Neal Presti all of Fayetteville, TN; daughter Lynn Hudson; brother Ronald (Debbie) Watkins of Knoxville, TN; sister Jayne Battaglia of Cincinnati, OH; grandchildren Brandy (Jamie) Rolin, Karri Grimes, Jamie Hudson, and Alex Presti; and five great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Albert Joseph Presti and four sisters.
Visitation with the family will be held Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 5 PM – 8 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Anthony Catholic Church at 1900 Huntsville Highway, Fayetteville, TN 37334 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105.