Obituary of Carrie Cavenaugh Watkins ~ 2003

Source: Wilmington Morning Star Feb 16 2003

Mrs. Carrie Cavenaugh Watkins age 93 of Liberty Commons died Saturday, 
February 15, 2003.
Mrs. Watkins was born in New Hanover County, January 26, 1910, and was 
the daughter of the late Jacob Woodley Cavanaugh and Ella Maxwell 
Cavenaugh. She was wife of the late Curtis W. Watkins and mother of the 
late Betty Jean Watkins Nash. 
She was also preceded in death by her stepmother, Fannie Ella Cavenaugh; 
five sisters, Minnie Cavenaugh, Nolan Cavenaugh, Louise Kelly, Sadie Lee 
Yopp, Mary Pearl Bonham; two brothers, Jacob Wood Cavenaugh Jr. and Louis 
Adolph Cavenaugh. 
Mrs. Watkins was a lifelong member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist 
Church and the Order Of The Eastern Star.
She is survived by a brother, Johnny Cavenaugh of Bolivia; two sisters, 
Magnolia C. Mintz and Ida Mae Guthrie both of Wilmington.
Funeral sevices will be held Monday, February 17, 2003, at 3:00 PM at 
Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service, Oleander Chapel with Reverend Steve 
Hall officiating.
Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Ronald A. Smith, Ronald A. Smith Jr., Morrision 
"Morry" B. Watkins Jr., Johnny Yopp, Howard Mintz, Andy Eason.
Honorary pallbearers will be William Aubrey Smith, Morrision B. Watkins 
Sr., Marvin W. Watkins Sr., Rod Nash, Reverend Winfield Kelly.
The family will receive friends from 7-8 this evening at Coble Ward-Smith 
Funeral Service, Oleander Chapel.

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