Lois S. Watkins

North Augusta, SC – Lois S. Watkins, 86, wife of the late Russell Watkins, entered into rest Thursday, June 30, 2022, at Hammond Place.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at 1:00 o’clock, from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Steve Hartman officiating.

Mrs. Watkins, daughter of the late Phillip B. Smalley Sr., and Lela Spencer Smalley, was born in Gaffney, SC.

Mrs. Watkins was a member of Silvercrest Baptist Church.

Mrs. Watkins was preceded in death by her son, Leslie Watkins.

Mrs. Watkins is survived by her daughter, Donna Watkins Posey (Bill) of N. Augusta, SC; her granddaughters, Leslie Posey Storm (Heinrich), and Megan Posey Pearson (Brent); her sister, Dorothy Rumfelt of Marion, NC; and her numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend thanks to the wonderful staff at Hammond Place and Crescent Hospice for caring for their mom.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to, Crescent Hospice, 3475 River Watch Pkwy., Suite 310, Martinez, GA 30907.

The family will receive friends, Wednesday, from 12:00 o’clock until time of service at the funeral home.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

4 responses to “Lois S. Watkins”

  1. Our sincere condolences to the Watkins family. She will be missed by many. Goodbyes are not forever. Goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean we’ll miss you. Until we meet again.

  2. Sympathy to the family of Lois. Knew her from Silvercrest Baptist for many years. Wonderful lady who never met a stranger.

  3. Donna & Family. We did not have the pleasure of knowing your mom, but we are sure she was a special person because she raised an amazing family. Wishing you peace and comfort during this time of loss.
    Much Love

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