BENTON, KY - Glenn (Blue) Watkins, age 76, of Benton, KY, passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2011, at his residence in Benton, KY.
Born September 28, 1935 in Olive, KY., he was retired from Pennwalt Chemical where he worked as a pipefitter and welder. He was a 50 year member of the T.L. Jefferson Masonic Lodge #622 in Benton and was a member of the New Harmony Baptist Church.
He was the son of the late Willie Freeman Watkins and the late Erman Mary Watkins.
He is survived by his wife: Norma (Phelps) Watkins of Benton, KY; two sons: Hal Mitchell Watkins of Lyons, IL and Todd Morgan Watkins of Benton, KY; two sisters: Mary Sue Lovett of Olive, KY., and Frances Carol Norwood of Olive, KY; one brother, Eulas Watkins of Zeffer Hills, FL., and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Delcie Watkins and Cleaver Watkins.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home, P.O. Box 492, Benton, KY.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 2, 2011at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of the Collier Funeral Home, Benton.
Rev. David Brasher and Rev. Jerry Lee will officiate.
Interment will follow at the Hillcrest Cemetery, Benton, KY.
Friends may call between the hours of 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at the Collier Funeral Home in Benton.
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