Delores Harrod Watkins succumbed on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, as a result of an accident on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
Born in Norman Park, GA, November 18, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Sidney Elton and Myrtis Baker Harrod. She was married for over 51 years to her husband James “Jim” Watkins. She was a military wife and was by her husband’s side for over 30 years of military service in the Air Force and US Army. A retired beautician, she was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by: her precious children, Richard Elton Watkins and wife Lisa of Warrior, AL, Dee Ann W. Wood and husband Keith of Gray Court, and Patrice W. Parker and husband Robert of Hoover, AL; grandchildren, Sydney W. McGhee (Chase), Brynn E. Parker, and Avery K. Wood. Brothers, Donald W. Harrod and wife Carolyn and Stanley Harrod and wife Becky all of Norman Park, GA; and sister Brenda LeFevre of Montgomery, AL.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Phil Whitt with burial in Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery (36 Shiloh Church Road, Gray Court, SC).
The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church from 12:30 to 1:45 pm.
Memorials may be made to Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 1585 Neely Ferry Rd., Laurens, SC 29360, or to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 1279 S. Frontage Rd, Fountain Inn, SC 29644.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.