Clara Watkins

Saturday, September 10, 2005

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Clara Louise Watkins, 46, of Chaffee died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Jan. 22, 1959, in Alton, Ill., daughter of John and Wanda Saws McNish. She and Gary Watkins were married Feb. 14, 1982.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Kenneth and Michael McNish of Florida; a daughter, Kristy McNish of Ramsey, Ill.; three brothers, Steve and David McNish and Tim Cox of Vandalia, Ill.; three sisters, Janet Cox of Vandalia, Patty McNish of Ramsey, Ill., Tina Martin of Puxico, Mo.; and a grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. today at Union Park Cemetery, with the Rev. Jack Bishop officiating.

Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.