Frances Watkins

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Daily Press
March 9, 2000


Frances Kemp Watkins, 88, died Tuesday, March 7, 2000.

A native and lifelong Hampton resident, Mrs. Watkins retired in 1977 as comptroller for the Peninsula Retail Merchants Association after over 30 years of service. She was a member of Hampton Christian Church and the Wythe Woman’s Club.

Mrs. Watkins is survived by her daughter, Linda W. Sorkin of Washington, D.C.; and her sister, Maybelle K. Saunders of Newport News.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 10, at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home by the Rev. Carl C. Tinnea Jr., with interment to follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Hampton Christian Church, 151 E. Mercury Blvd., Hampton, VA 23669.

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