Joyce Wilson Watkins – Obituary


Joyce Wilson Watkins, 83, of Raleigh passed away on Monday June 1, 2020 at her residence. She was born in Durham County the daughter of the late Gladys Jones Wilson and Kermit Dewey Wilson. She was also preceded in death by her husband Tim McCoy Watkins.

Joyce was a member of the Mount Vernon Baptist Church where she worked in the nursery and looked after three generations of children.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 10 o’clock Thursday morning June 4, 2020 in the  Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery 11610 Durant Road Raleigh with Rev. Shannon Scott officiating.

Mrs. Watkins is survived by her sister; Jewel Wilson Drye of Oxford, nephews; Daniel Franklin Drye, Jr. of Durham and Jeffery Brian Dry of Oxford, a great niece; Lydia Drye Eanes, great great nephews; Sawyer and Reagan Eanes, great nephew; Jakob Dry, great nieces; Chandler Dry and Carson Foster.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church 7600 Falls of Neuse Rd. Raleigh, NC 27615.

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Wake Forest, NC.