Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Annabelle Grace Watkins

Ms. Annabelle Watkins, 71, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at her residence in Noxapater, Mississippi. Funeral services will be Saturday, November 4, 2017, at 2 p.m. in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Dowd officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 1 p.m. until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery.

Annabelle was born April 3, 1946, to Lyle and Dona Linck Beers. She was a member of The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She enjoyed painting and photography.

Ms. Watkins is survived by two children: Hank Watkins and wife, Beth, of Louisville; and Samantha “Sam” Watkins of Noxapater, Mississippi. One of her greatest joys was being “Grandma” to her only grandchild, Brandi Watkins. Annabelle leaves behind two brothers, Bill Beers and wife, Lana; and Aura Beers and wife, Dodie. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry “Samson” Watkins, Jr.; and her parents.

Memorial contributions in honor of Ms. Watkins may be given to Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o David Holder, 359 Palmer Road, Louisville, MS 39339 or to the Food Bank, First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 523, Louisville, MS 39339.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at