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Mr. Newbern Watkins Jr.

September 9, 1935 ~ November 13, 2022 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Obituary

 

Mr. Newbern Watkins, Jr., age 87, of Raleigh, departed this life on Sunday, November 13, 2022.

Funeral, 12:30 PM, Monday, November 21, 2022, at Eagle Rock Christian Church, 6471 Falconwood Drive, Wendell.  Pastor LeOwen Evans, Officiating.  Visitation, 12 Noon to 12:30 PM, prior to the service.  Interment, Carolina Biblical Gardens, Garner.  Public viewing, 10 AM to 8 PM, Sunday, November 20, 2022 at the funeral home.  

Survivors; wife, Lucy J. Watkins of the home; children, William D. Whitley of Durham, Marvin E. Watkins of Raleigh, and Theodis Lamont (Zellice) Watkins of Raleigh; grandchildren, William D. Whitley Jr. and Alesia Whitley both of Durham, Jarius Barnes, Jazmine Watkins and Jaida Watkins all of Raleigh; siblings, Edward Lewis (Barbara) of Wendell, Shirley Harris (Ted) of Hamilton, NJ, Janie Green (Johnny) of Raleigh and Wilma Lucas (Alfonso) of Nashville, NC; one aunt, Ernestine Montague of Zebulon; six sisters-in-law, 2 brothers-in-law, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

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Services

Public Viewing
Sunday
November 20, 2022

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Steven L Lyons Funeral Home
1515 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610

Visitation
Monday
November 21, 2022

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Eagle Rock Christian Church
6471 Falconwood Drive
Wendell, NC 27591

Funeral Service
Monday
November 21, 2022

12:30 PM
Eagle Rock Christian Church
6471 Falconwood Drive
Wendell, NC 27591

Interment
Monday
November 21, 2022

Carolina Biblical Gardens, NC

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