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Roxie Watkins

Roxie Watkins Obituary

Roxie Watkins, age 88 of Dayton, Ohio was born October 14, 1935, to the late Joe and Claudia (Penn) Page in West Virginia, where she would later become the wife to Chester Watkins and birth her four sons. As an Airman’s wife, she relocated to Dayton, Ohio where much of her life was spent shopping, baking, servicing others, especially her grand/great grandchildren, and ushering people into the presence of the Lord at Shiloh Baptist Church.

Roxie cherished education, holidays and family celebrations, always being the first to prank you on April’s Fool Day. Her deep affection for children will always be remembered.

Preceded in death by her husband Chester Watkins Sr., siblings Minnie Tims, Sam Page and Frank Page, grandson, Demetrick Lightfoot, granddaughters, Letise Collier, Raychel Collier, Aftyn Favors and Tasha Watkins.

She leaves in her memory her sons Chester Watkins Jr., Scott (Keely) Watkins, Brian (Chanel) Watkins and Kim Watkins. Grandchildren Scott, Paul, Dr. Kimmika, Kanisha, Karessa, Karell (Netesha), Dr. Kia, and Zaquisha. Special great-grandsons Scott Watkins Jr. and Montrell Watkins, special nieces, Maxie, Dr. Shelia McClendon, special cousin, Ellen and a host of great-grand, nieces and nephews.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
March 5, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Shiloh Baptist Church
3801 Fairbanks Ave.
Dayton, OH 45402

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 5, 2024

11:00 AM
Shiloh Baptist Church
3801 Fairbanks Ave.
Dayton, OH 45402

Interment
Tuesday
March 5, 2024

Dayton National Cemetery
4400 W. Third St.
Dayton, OH 45428

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