November 27, 2021

Mrs. Earnestine Watkins

Mrs. Earnestine Watkins, daughter of the late Charlie and Mary Magdalene Walker, was born December 7, 1947 in Franklin, Georgia.

Quietly and peacefully, she entered into Eternal Rest on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital in Newnan, Georgia.

At an early age, she accepted Christ as her personal savior, and joined Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church where she served faithfully until her health declined.

She was united in Holy Matrimony to the late John Andrew Watkins, Sr. To this union two children were born.

In addition to her parents, and her husband, John; she was preceded in death by one sister, Patsy Ann Walker.She leaves to cherish loving memories, one daughter, Shirley DeLisa Watkins; one son, John Andrew Watkins Jr., both of Franklin, GA; two grandchildren, Corneillus Kendall Earl and Andropolis Vereese Earl; twelve great-grandchildren; three sisters:  Alma Jean Walker of Franklin, GA; Centhrita Smith of Douglasville, GA; and Carolene Walker of Carrollton, GA; four brothers:  Earnest Lewis (Delores) Walker of Franklin, GA; Albert (Wykell) Walker of Carrollton, GA; Randy Walker of Bowdon Junction and Gary Walker of Carrollton, GA; one uncle, Johnny Frank (Ruby) Walker of Texas; aunts: Catherine Fearby, Louise Walker, Annie Ruth Walker; sisters-in-law:  Francine Harris, Quintilla Watkins, Andril (Kerry) Pritchett; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, and other  relatives and friends.

The funeral service is Wednesday, September 12 at 2:00 PM from the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Franklin.

Lakes Dunson Robertson Funeral Home of Lagrange is in charge of the arrangements.


  1. Shari Poole Fluellen says

    Sorry for the loss 🙏

  2. Shari Poole Fluellen says

    SORRY for the family’s loss 😇

  3. Debra Briggs says

    My condolences to the family. I remember Earnestine when she was young coming to see Mary when Mary worked for my grandparents, Truitt and Onnie Davis, at Franklin Dry Cleaners.

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