Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

September 16, 2013

E. Ruthie Watkins

Corsicana Daily Sun


E. Ruthie Watkins, 78, a Medical Administrator, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 in Arlington. She was born Oct. 23, 1934 in Round Prairie, Texas during the Great Depression.  Mrs. Watkins was a member of the Eastern Star. Ruthie worked in the medical profession for 42 years. She was also a great wife and mother.  

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, John M. Watkins; daughter, Susan Parma and husband Gary; sons, Joe Watkins and wife Katy, John David Watkins and wife Janet; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be  6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 at Bean-Massey-Burge Funeral Home in Grand Prairie.

Funeral service will be 12 Noon, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 at Bean-Massey-Burge Funeral Home Chapel in Grand Prairie. Interment will follow at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas.

Arrangements by Bean-Massey-Burge Funeral Home, Grand Prairie.