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Josephine Watkins

Saturday, June 25, 2005

BENTON, Ill. -- Josephine Minnie Watkins, 94, of Benton died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at Severins Intermediate Care in Benton.

She was born Nov. 17, 1910, at Benton, daughter of Howard and Rosanna Elizabeth Allen. She married Glenn Watkins.

She was retired from GTE, where she was a telephone operator and secretary. She was a member of First Christian Church, Mary Ward Hart Guild and CWF.

Survivors include her husband.

Friends may call today from 9:30 a.m. to service time at Poulson Funeral Home in Benton.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the funeral home, with Kirby Browning officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau.

Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, 302 South Main, Benton, Ill., 62812.