Passing of Arc of the Shoals Member, Miriam Watkins

We apologize for the late posting. We are saddened to hear about the passing of Miriam Watkins.

Miriam R. Watkins, 99, of Florence, passed away May 23, 2022, at her residence. Mrs. Watkins was a retired teacher and homemaker. She was a member of Jackson Heights Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Susie Roberson; spouse, Harry “Moody” Watkins; daughter, Ann Sartin; brother, Jim Roberson; sister, Virginia Robinson.

Mrs. Watkins is survived by her daughters, Sue (Rodney) Morris and Sarah Watkins; grandchildren, Kim Morris, Blake (Shelia) Morris, Neal (Sheree) Canida, and Jan Nelson; great-grandchildren, Parker, Holden, Cecelia, Dawn, Justin, Matthew and Seth, and one great-great-grandson, Maddox.

There will be a private, family graveside service with Ronnie Pannell officiating.

An online guest book may be signed at

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