Melvin Ray Watkins
August 8, 1938 ~ September 24, 2010
Memorial Services for Melvin Ray Watkins, 72, of Hughes Springs will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at the Daingerfield Church of Christ with Norman Miller officiating. Mr. Watkins was born August 8, 1938 in Klondike and passed away Friday, September 24 in a Hughes Springs nursing home. He served two years in the US Army where he was stationed in Germany and had worked as a Heavy Duty Mechanic at Red River. He is survived by his wife Marlene Watkins of Hughes Springs; two sons and daughters-in-law Marty and Connie Watkins of Hughes Springs and Michael and Kristi Watkins of Omaha; five brothers and three sisters-in-law James T. Watkins, Eddie Jo Watkins and Jackie and Carolyn Watkins all of Hughes Springs, Zack and Kristi Watkins of Forney and Shirrell and Donna Watkins of Marietta; two sisters and brothers-in-law Marline and Auvis Shaddix of Marietta and Barbara and Duane Higgins of Omaha; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister Loretta Williams and a brother Noel Watkins. Visitation will be immediately following Memorial Services.