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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
Janie Watkins

Janie Marie Watkins (Evans)

Sunday, May 31st, 1953 - Sunday, January 6th, 2019
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Janie Marie Watkins, 65 of Evansville passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019 in her home. She was postmaster for the U.S. Postal Service in Evansville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Watkins; one son, Jimmy Joe Watkins, one sister, Marie Evans, one brother, Tommy Evans and one great grandchild, Brantley Davis.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Newberry Cemetery in Alma under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

She is survived by one daughter, Paula Winsted and husband, Rodney of Evansville; two sons, James Watkins and wife, Danya of Evansville, Frank Watkins and wife, Karen of Uniontown; two sisters, Donna McConnell and Marsha Lynn Verkilaen both of Mountainburg; one brother, Robert Allen Boren eleven grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren.

The family will visit with relatives and friends Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 5-7 P.M. at Ocker Funeral Home 700 Jefferson Street, Van Buren.

Pallbearers will be James M. Watkins, Tyler Watkins, Rodney Winsted, Robert Boren, James L. Watkins and Dylan Kimble.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Ocker Funeral Home
    700 Jefferson Street
    VAN BUREN, AR 72956
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  • Service

    Thursday, January 10th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Thursday, January 10th, 2019 1:00pm
    Ocker Memorial Chapel
    700 Jefferson Street
    VAN BUREN, AR 72956
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Kenny Sims
  • Interment

    Newberry Cemetery
    3614 Old Rudy Road
    ALMA, AR 72921
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