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Christine Watkins, 94, entered her heavenly resting place on September 10, 2019 at Life Care Center of Michigan City.
Memorial Services will be 1:00pm, Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Coleman & Hicks Chapel with Pastor Charlene Arrington-Moore to give words of comfort. Burial will take place at a later date.
Christine was born on October 1, 1924 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri to the late Elliott Wilkins Sr., and Alma Wilkins. On February 12, 1948 in Pocahontas, Arkansas she married the love of her life, LH Watkins. LH preceded her in death on August 12, 2012.
Christine attended school in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. She accepted Christ at an early age. Christine was a member of Bethel African Methodist Church where she served as an usher until her health began to fail. She enjoyed cooking and baking. Christine worked at Eastport Laundry, Jaymar Ruby and Life Care Center.
She leaves to cherish her memories, one daughter, Anita (Robert) Morgan, Fort Wayne; one sister, Marcella Wilkins of Michigan City; one sister-in-law, Mattie Wilkins, Michigan City; three grandchildren, Shalonda Morgan, Christina Morgan and Ricky Lee Morgan all of Fort Wayne; twelve great grandchildren, Ja’Mear Cryer, En’Ocence, Amijah, Aderion, Jamiah, Ee’turnity, Jashawn, Joseph, Zarin, Kaylea, Elijah E., and Brielle Morgan; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Christine was preceded in death by four sisters, Inez Wilkins, RB Wilkins, Lottie Wilkins and Mary Kimble; four brothers, Eli Wilkins, Nathaniel Wilkins, James Wilkins and Elliott Wilkins Jr.