Ruby Watkins

HOUSTON – Ruby Ann Harrell Watkins, 66, died Monday, April 15, 2013. She was born June 18, 1946, in Calhoun County to Floyd D. Harrell and Clytee Duncan Harrell. She was a retired buyer and shipper of sweet potatoes.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Rinehart and Bro. Scott Samuel officiating. Burial will be at Ellzey Cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home of Houston is in charge arrangements.

She is survived by her daughter, Carla Haire Landreth (James) of Vardaman; her son, Doug Watkins Jr. of Houston; four grandchildren, Kayla and K.B. Weaver of Houston, Avery Marshall Landreth of Vardaman and Zack Watkins of Houston; two great-grandchildren, Kylee Beth Martin and Elias Blaise Weaver both of Houston; one sister, Mary Neal (Johnny) of New Albany: two brothers, Eddie Harrell (Wanda) of Houston and David Harrell (Sandra) of Houston; and special friends, Mark and Rhonda Huffman of Houston.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Clytee Harrell; and two brothers, Howard and Wayne Harrell.

Pallbearers will be Eddie Harrell Jr., Scotty Harrell, Bubba Neal, Kelly Harrell, Tony Watkins, Stanley Watkins, Jason Harrell and Shane Harrell.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home.

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